Lean synonyms

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Small in girth or thickness in proportion to height or length; slender.
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To sink down; hang or bend down
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To move or walk:
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To set the hammer of (a firearm) in a position ready for firing.
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To be among those who finish a competition or race, especially to finish second.
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(Intransitive) To move slowly, especially pushed by currents of water, air, etc.
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To take out, by dipping a dipper, ladle, or other receptacle, into a fluid and removing a part; often with out.
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To turn a knob etc.
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To turn over and over:
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Like fiber
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Containing little fat
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Containing little fat
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To decline, as in value or price:
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To slope; incline; slant; tip
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Slender or thin; not well filled out; not plump; shrunken; lean.
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Having well-developed muscles:
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Lean and muscular.
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Of a person or a body part, large and solid.
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Containing little fat
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To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
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To draw to a gradual close:
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To cover with list, or with strips of cloth; to put list on; to stripe as if with list.
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To give a small gratuity to, especially to an employee of someone who provides a service. [From early 18th c.]
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(Intransitive) To bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deference.
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To let the head fall forward involuntarily because of drowsiness; be very sleepy
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To move forward rapidly, especially with a swaying motion or with minimal control; career:
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Deficient in richness, fertility, or vigor; feeble:
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To plunge or toss with the bow and stern rising and falling abruptly
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To lean to one side; slant.
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(Intransitive, usually with "down") To stoop.
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(Intransitive) To incline to one side, to tilt (especially of ships).
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To incline
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To incline
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To incline
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To incline
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To make easier; help; assist
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To tend
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To deviate from the horizontal or vertical; slant:
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Scarce; not close, crowded, or numerous; not filling the space.
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Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
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(Followed by a to infinitive) To be likely, or probable to do something, or to have a certain characteristic. [from the mid-14th c.]
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(Figuratively) Sharp and stiff in character
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Made, or become weak; subject to attenuation
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Threadbare; much worn.
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Not producing crops or fruit; having little or no vegetation
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Lacking something essential; often construed with in.
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Thin or haggard, especially from hunger or disease.
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Relating to soil or land that is not capable of supporting or is unfavorable to the growth of plants.
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(Archaic) lean, withered.
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Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
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Inadequate in size or amount; not enough; meager
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The definition of scrawny is very thin or skinny.
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Having little width; narrow:
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Of little force or validity; having slight foundation; feeble
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Not elaborate or ornate; simple:
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Wasting away, or becoming emaciated. [from 19th c.]
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(Economics) Adding nothing to exchangeable value.
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Angular forms, outlines, or corners.
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The act of making very lean.
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The property of being lean, without excess or fat.
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The state of being tabescent
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A line or surface that bends in a smooth, continuous way without sharp angles.
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​To trust; to rest with confidence; to rely; to confide; to be certain; — with on or upon; as, we depend on the word or assurance of our friends; we depend on the mail at the usual hour.
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(Archaic) To recommend for advancement or appointment; promote.
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To force or try to force, as by influence or persuasion:
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To cause to recline.
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To look to for support or aid; depend
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To descend from rank or dignity; to condescend.
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Rich; producing a large income; desirable.
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Having a full and rounded shape; chubby, somewhat overweight.
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Rounded and plump.
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be disposed
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be disposed
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To have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards; not to like. [from 16th c.]
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(Intransitive) To become straight.
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(--- Informal) To disregard on purpose. Usually used in the imperative:
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To show no evidence of attention concerning (something):
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(Intransitive) To proceed rapidly; to move swiftly.
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To keep (the eyes) partly closed in peering at something
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(Intransitive) To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend
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A slope or gradual inclination, especially of a road or railroad track:
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The degree to which something inclines; a slope. A mountain road with a gradient of ten percent rises one foot for every ten feet of horizontal length.
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Lean; scrawny.
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Without flesh, lacking flesh.
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Resembling a twig or twigs, as in slenderness or fragility.
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Being, characteristic of, or resembling a weed:
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Occupying a small distance, area or spatial extent; short. [from 17th c.]
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Containing all the essentials in a brief form; concise
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Brief, yet including all important information
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The definition of laconic refers to someone who doesn't talk a lot or uses very few words.
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Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
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Characterized by clear, precise expression in few words; concise and terse:
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The definition of summary is a statement presenting the main points.
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The definition of terse is language that is brief and to the point.
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Affording little spare time; full:
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Of a direction relative to the subject, precisely; as if following a direct line.
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Probably
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The amount of material extending from waist to crotch in a pair of trousers or shorts.
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Conspicuous in position, wealth, or importance; prominent:
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The slender part of a flower pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary.
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Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen
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Small or inadequate; not generous, or of a garment, very small, light, or revealing.
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A tendency; inclination; penchant; predilection
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To try to get something by indirect or artful means:
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have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
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Highly varied, developed, or complex:
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To cause to enter; to thrust.
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