lean

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈliːn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lin/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lēn)


Inflections of 'lean' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
leans
v 3rd person singular
leaning
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
leaned
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
leant
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (UK)
leaned
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US & UK)
leant
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (UK)

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: incline
Synonyms:
incline, slant , tilt , tip , angle , slope , pitch , list , cock , cant, be at an angle, be angled
Sense: Verb: prop - usually followed by 'on' or 'against'
Synonyms:
prop , prop up, rest , recline, set , support , stand
Sense: Verb: tend
Synonyms:
tend , incline, prefer , gravitate
Sense: Verb: depend - followed by 'on'
Synonyms:
depend , count , rely , be reliant, be dependent, need , cling to
Sense: Adjective: thin
Synonyms:
thin , skinny , slim , slender , bony, gaunt, lanky, sinewy, angular, wiry, gangling, gangly
Sense: Adjective: impoverished - period in time
Synonyms:
impoverished, poor , tough , hard , barren , meager, meagre (UK)

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