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lean

lean - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lean

Definition
(noun) the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
Synonyms : inclination , leaning , list , tilt
Example Sentence
  • the tower had a pronounced tilt
  • the ship developed a list to starboard
  • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

Definition
(verb) to incline or bend from a vertical position
Synonyms : angle , slant , tilt , tip
Example Sentence
  • She leaned over the banister

Definition
(verb) cause to lean or incline
Example Sentence
  • He leaned his rifle against the wall

Definition
(verb) have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
Synonyms : be given , incline , run , tend
Example Sentence
  • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
  • These dresses run small
  • He inclined to corpulence

Definition
(verb) rely on for support
Example Sentence
  • We can lean on this man

Definition
(verb) cause to lean to the side
Synonyms : list
Example Sentence
  • Erosion listed the old tree

Definition
(adj) lacking excess flesh
Synonyms : thin
Example Sentence
  • you can't be too rich or too thin
  • Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look

Definition
(adj) lacking in mineral content or combustible material
Example Sentence
  • lean ore
  • lean fuel

Definition
(adj) containing little excess
Synonyms : skimpy
Example Sentence
  • a lean budget
  • a skimpy allowance

Definition
(adj) not profitable or prosperous
Example Sentence
  • a lean year

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