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Another word for lean

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Verb
  1. To depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

      1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
      2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else:
      3. To furnish with a tip.
      1. To cause to slope, as by raising one end; incline:
      2. To cause to be advantageous to one party rather than another:
      3. To aim or thrust (a lance) in a joust.
      1. To diverge from the vertical or horizontal; incline:
      2. To move or walk:
      3. To cause to slope:
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
      2. A device that resembles such an implement.
      3. To gather or move with or as if with a rake:
      1. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
      2. A considerable number; a long series:
      3. To make a list of; itemize:
      1. To cause (someone) to have a certain tendency: dispose:
      2. To dispose (someone) to have a certain preference or opinion or to take a course of action:
      3. To cause to lean, slant, or slope:
      1. The rounded posterior portion of the human foot under and behind the ankle.
      2. The corresponding part of the hind foot of other vertebrates.
      3. A similar anatomical part, such as the fleshy rounded base of the human palm or the hind toe of a bird.
      1. Angular deviation from a vertical or horizontal plane or surface; an inclination or slope.
      2. A slanted or oblique surface.
      3. A thrust or motion that tilts something.
    See also:

    straight

  2. To have a tendency or inclination

      1. A general tendency or course of events:
      2. Current style; vogue:
      3. The general direction of something:
      1. To have a tendency:
      2. To be disposed or inclined:
      3. To move or extend in a certain direction:
      1. To look with the eyes partly closed, as in bright sunlight.
      2. To look or glance sideways.
      3. To look askance, as in disapproval.
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. To cause (someone) to have a certain tendency: dispose:
      2. To dispose (someone) to have a certain preference or opinion or to take a course of action:
      3. To cause to lean, slant, or slope:
    See also:

    likely

Noun
  1. Deviation from a particular direction

      1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
      2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else:
      3. To furnish with a tip.
      1. To cause to slope, as by raising one end; incline:
      2. To cause to be advantageous to one party rather than another:
      3. To aim or thrust (a lance) in a joust.
      1. To diverge from the vertical or horizontal; incline:
      2. To move or walk:
      3. To cause to slope:
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
      2. A device that resembles such an implement.
      3. To gather or move with or as if with a rake:
      1. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
      2. A considerable number; a long series:
      3. To make a list of; itemize:
      1. To cause (someone) to have a certain tendency: dispose:
      2. To dispose (someone) to have a certain preference or opinion or to take a course of action:
      3. To cause to lean, slant, or slope:
      1. The act of inclining or the state of being inclined; a bend or tilt:
      2. A deviation or the degree of deviation from the horizontal or vertical; a slant:
      3. The angle between two lines or planes:
      1. The rounded posterior portion of the human foot under and behind the ankle.
      2. The corresponding part of the hind foot of other vertebrates.
      3. A similar anatomical part, such as the fleshy rounded base of the human palm or the hind toe of a bird.
      1. A rate of inclination; a slope.
      2. An ascending or descending part; an incline.
      3. The rate at which a physical quantity, such as temperature or pressure, changes in response to changes in a given variable, especially distance.
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. Angular deviation from a vertical or horizontal plane or surface; an inclination or slope.
      2. A slanted or oblique surface.
      3. A thrust or motion that tilts something.
Adjective
  1. Having little flesh or fat on the body

  2. Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

  3. Characterized by an economy of artistic expression

      1. Fixed or fastened firmly in place:
      2. Stretched or drawn out fully:
      3. Of such close construction as to be impermeable:
      1. To refrain from harming, injuring, destroying, or killing:
      2. To leave undamaged or unharmed:
      3. To refrain from denouncing or distressing; treat leniently or with consideration:
    See also:

    style

Another word for lean

Modifier
  1. Thin

    See also:

    thin

  2. Containing little fat

    See also:

    strong

Verb
  1. To incline

      1. The rounded posterior portion of the human foot under and behind the ankle.
      2. The corresponding part of the hind foot of other vertebrates.
      3. A similar anatomical part, such as the fleshy rounded base of the human palm or the hind toe of a bird.
      1. To cause to assume a curved or angular shape:
      2. To bring (a bow, for example) into a state of tension by drawing on a string or line.
      3. To force to assume a different direction or shape, according to one's own purpose:
      1. Angular deviation from a vertical or horizontal plane or surface; an inclination or slope.
      2. A slanted or oblique surface.
      3. A thrust or motion that tilts something.
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. To plunge briefly into a liquid, as in order to wet, coat, or saturate.
      2. To color or dye by immersing:
      3. To immerse (a sheep or other animal) in a disinfectant solution.
      1. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
      2. To proceed or move unhurriedly or aimlessly:
      3. To live or behave without a clear purpose or goal:
      1. To bend or hang downward:
      2. To bend or sag gradually:
      3. To sag in dejection or exhaustion:
      1. To turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
      2. To deviate from a purpose, behavior, or previous pattern:
      3. To shift clockwise in direction, as from north to northeast. Used of the wind.
      1. To move forward along a surface by revolving on an axis or by repeatedly turning over.
      2. To travel or be moved on wheels or rollers:
      3. To travel around; wander:
      1. To lurch or swerve while in motion:
      2. To move forward rapidly, especially with a swaying motion or with minimal control; career:
      3. To lean to one side, as a ship sailing in the wind.
      1. An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
      2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
      3. The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
      1. An adult male chicken; a rooster.
      2. An adult male of various other birds.
      3. A weathervane shaped like a rooster; a weathercock.
      1. To wind together (two or more threads, for example) so as to produce a single strand.
      2. To form in this manner:
      3. To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
      1. To lower and raise the head quickly, as in agreement or acknowledgment.
      2. To let the head fall forward when sleepy.
      3. To be careless or momentarily inattentive as if sleepy; lapse:
      1. The front section of a ship or boat.
      2. Either of the sides of this front section:
      3. The oar or the person wielding the oar closest to the bow in a racing shell.
      1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
      2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else:
      3. To furnish with a tip.
      1. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
      2. A considerable number; a long series:
      3. To make a list of; itemize:
      1. To express polite refusal:
      2. To slope downward; descend:
      3. To bend downward; droop:
      1. To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
      2. To descend to the bottom of a body of water or other liquid:
      3. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
      1. To sink, droop, or settle from pressure or weight.
      2. To lose vigor, firmness, or resilience:
      3. To decline, as in value or price:
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. To diverge from the vertical or horizontal; incline:
      2. To move or walk:
      3. To cause to slope:
    See also:

    tilt

    bend

  2. To tend

    See also:

    tend