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Meaning of word lean from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

lean   noun

Meaning : The property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical.

Example : The tower had a pronounced tilt.
The ship developed a list to starboard.
He walked with a heavy inclination to the right.

Synonyms : inclination, leaning, list, tilt

lean   adjective

Meaning : Lacking excess flesh.

Example : You can't be too rich or too thin.
Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look.

Synonyms : thin

शरीर से क्षीण।

बीमारी के कारण वह बहुत दुबला हो गया है।
अमांस, कृश, कृशकाय, क्षीण, छाम, दुबरा, दुबला, पतला, मांसहीन, शित, शीर्ण

Having an (over)abundance of flesh.

He hadn't remembered how fat she was.

Meaning : Lacking in mineral content or combustible material.

Example : Lean ore.
Lean fuel.

High in mineral content. Having a high proportion of fuel to air.

A rich vein of copper.
A rich gas mixture.

Meaning : Containing little excess.

Example : A lean budget.
A skimpy allowance.

Synonyms : skimpy

Meaning : Not profitable or prosperous.

Example : A lean year.

lean   verb

Meaning : To incline or bend from a vertical position.

Example : She leaned over the banister.

Synonyms : angle, slant, tilt, tip

किसी पदार्थ के एक अथवा दोनों छोरों का किसी ओर प्रवृत्त होना।

बुढ़ापे में कमर झुक जाती है।
झुकना, नवना

ऊपरी भाग का नीचे की ओर कुछ लटक आना।

फलों से लदा वृक्ष झुक गया।
अवनमित होना, झुकना, झुका होना, नमना, नमित होना, नवना

Meaning : Cause to lean or incline.

Example : He leaned his rifle against the wall.

Meaning : Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something. Be inclined.

Example : She tends to be nervous before her lectures.
These dresses run small.
He inclined to corpulence.

Synonyms : be given, incline, run, tend

Meaning : Rely on for support.

Example : We can lean on this man.

Meaning : Cause to lean to the side.

Example : Erosion listed the old tree.

Synonyms : list


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