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Definition of: lean

(lēn) v. leaned or leant, lean·ing v.i.
1. To incline from an erect position: The tower is leaning.
2. To incline against or rest on something for support: to lean against a tree.
3. To depend or rely: with on or upon: to lean on friendship.
4. To have a mental tendency or inclination: to lean toward an opinion.

5. To cause to incline from an erect position.
6. To place (one thing) against another for support: to lean a ladder against a house.
noun A leaning; inclination.
♦ Homophone: lien. [Fusion of OE hleonian lean and OE hlænen cause to lean] Synonyms (verb): bear, confide, depend, recline, rely, repose, rest, trust. See REST1.

Definition of: lean

(lēn) adjective
1. Free from or lacking fat; lank; thin.
2. Lacking in richness, productiveness, or other desirable qualities: lean ore, a lean harvest.
3. Manifesting thinness, or attended by want. See synonyms under MEAGER.
noun Flesh or muscle without fat: lean meat.
♦ Homophone: lien. [OE hlæne thin]

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