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lean /liːn/ verb (past tense and past participle leaned or leant /lent/)
lean adjective

Irregular Forms: (leant)

تکیه کردن ، تکیه زدن ، پشت دادن ، کج شدن ، خم شدن ، پشت گرمی داشتن ، متکی شدن ، تکیه دادن بطرف ، تمایل داشتن ، لاغر ، نزار ، نحیف ، اندک ، ضعیف ، کم سود ، بیحاصل ، علوم هوایی: رقیق
مهندسی صنایع: ناب ، مغز یک چیز ، مخ ، لُب

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- rest, be supported, prop, recline, repose
- bend, heel, incline, slant, slope, tilt, tip
- tend, be disposed to, be prone to, favour, prefer
- lean on: depend on, count on, have faith in, rely on, trust
- slim, angular, bony, gaunt, rangy, skinny, slender, spare, thin, wiry
- unproductive, barren, meagre, poor, scanty, unfruitful
Antonyms: fleshy
Contrasted words: brawny, burly, husky, muscular, sinewy, stalwart, stout, strong, sturdy, corpulent, fat, fatty, flabby, obese, plump, portly, rotund
Related Words: bend, curve, deflect, divert, sheer, turn, slender, slight, slim, spare-set, stringy, thin, cadaverous, haggard, pinched, wasted, worn, wizened
English Thesaurus: thin, slim, slender, lean, skinny, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

Lean, Sir David
(1908–91) a British film director who made many well-known films, such as Brief Encounter (1945), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Dr Zhivago (1965), and A Passage to India (1984)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. lean1 S3 /liːn/ verb (past tense and past participle leaned or leant /lent/ especially British English)
[Language: Old English; Origin: hleonian]

1. [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] to move or bend your body in a particular direction
lean forward/back/over etc
They were leaning forward, facing each other.
Lean back and enjoy the ride.
She leant towards him and listened.

[intransitive always + adverb/preposition] to support yourself in a sloping position against a wall or other surface
lean against/on
He was leaning on the bridge, watching the boats go by.

3. [intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition] to put something in a sloping position where it is supported, or to be in that position
lean (something) against/on something
A huge mirror was leaning against the wall.
He leant his bicycle against the fence.

4. [intransitive] to slope or bend from an upright position:
trees leaning in the wind
lean on somebody phrasal verb

1. to depend on someone for support and encouragement, especially at a difficult time:
The couple lean on each other for support.

2. informal to try to influence someone, especially by threatening them:
He won’t pay unless you lean on him.
lean towards something phrasal verb
to tend to support, or begin to support, a particular set of opinions, beliefs etc:
Canada, the UK and Japan leant towards the US view.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. lean2 adjective
[Language: Old English; Origin: hlæne]

1. thin in a healthy and attractive way:
He was lean, tall, and muscular.

2. lean meat does not have much fat on it Antonym : fatty

3. a lean organization, company etc uses only as much money and as many people as it needs, so that nothing is wasted

4. a lean period is a very difficult time because there is not enough money, business etc:
His wife was a source of constant support during the lean years.
—leanness noun [uncountable]

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. heavily | lightly | slightly | casually, easily, lazily, nonchalantly | eagerly | earnestly | confidentially, confidingly, conspiratorially | weakly, wearily | drunkenly | precariously | close, near He leaned closer, lowering his voice.
across, forward, down, out, over She leant forward eagerly to listen to him.
away, back, backwards He leaned back in his chair.
PREP. across She was leaning confidentially across the table.
against She leaned her head against his shoulder.
into He leaned into the open doorway.
on The old man was leaning heavily on a stick.
out of She leaned precariously out of the window.
over She leaned casually over the railings.
through The taxi driver leaned through his window.
towards He leaned towards her.
PHRASAL VERBS lean on sb/sth
ADV. heavily Britain leans heavily on Europe for trade.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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