1. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical;
1. to incline or bend from a vertical position;
2. cause to lean or incline;
3. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined;
4. rely on for support;
5. cause to lean to the side;
1. lacking excess flesh;
2. lacking in mineral content or combustible material;
3. containing little excess;
4. low in mineral content;
5. not profitable or prosperous;
The seats have no back against which to lean.
Do it yourself; don't lean on others for support.
Young people today lean towards casual clothes.
It is dangerous to lean out of the window while the bus is in motion.
A beginning beard faintly shadowed his chin and lean cheeks.
Lean your head out for a moment and see if it's raining.
He is lean and brown.
Please don't lean your chair back, you'll break it.
Do some oriental philosophies lean towards fatalism?
I lean upon you for aid.
If you lean too far towards the water, you might fall in.
Please don't lean over me while I'm working — it annoys me.
Tony was so tall that he had to lean down to get through the doorway.
Recent events lean me more towards favoring longer years of imprisonment.
In recent years, the cinema has fallen on lean times.
The young politician is beginning to lean to the opinions of the workers.
I lean towards letting him go along.
He has a lean handsome face.
The walls of the dilapidated shed lean outward.
She was feeling tired and was glad to lean against him.
Lean back in a hot bath and forget all the cares of the day.
It is a beautiful meat, very lean and tender.
His once lean figure was developing a paunch.
Visitors remember a lean, cheerful figure on horseback urging on his men.
She watched the tall, lean figure step into the car.
Don't lean in — you're unbalancing the horse.
Most scientists would probably lean toward this viewpoint.
rely on or derive support from
they have learned to lean on each other for support.
put pressure on (someone) to act in a certain way
a determination not to allow the majority to lean on the minority.
incline or be partial to (a view or position)
I now lean towards sabotage as the cause of the crash.
lean forward in the saddle
I'm leaning forward in the saddle for him to write me a good cheerful letter.
Do you have a little lean green you could loan me?
lean, slender, slim, slight, thin
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