Definition of Lean

Verb: lean (leant, also leaned)  leen

  1. To incline or bend from a vertical position
    - tilt, tip, slant, angle
     
  2. Cause to incline or bend
     
  3. Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
    - tend, be given, incline, run
     
  4. Rely on for support
    "We can lean on this man"
     
  5. Cause to lean to the side
    "Erosion leant the old tree";
    - list
Adjective: lean (leaner,leanest)  leen
  1. Lacking excess flesh
    "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look";
    - thin, meager [N. Amer], meagre [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Lacking in mineral content or combustible material
    "lean ore"; "lean fuel"
     
  3. Containing little excess
    "a lean budget";
    - skimpy
     
  4. Not profitable or prosperous
    "a lean year"
Noun: lean  leen
  1. The property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    "the tower had a pronounced lean";
    - tilt, list, inclination, leaning

See also:
lealty
Leander

Anagrams containing the word lean

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