lean

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Synonyms for lean

rest

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tend

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lean on someone: depend on

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lean on someone: pressurize

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to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

to have a tendency or inclination

deviation from a particular direction

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

characterized by an economy of artistic expression

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the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

cause to lean or incline

have a tendency or disposition to do or be something

rely on for support

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cause to lean to the side

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lacking excess flesh

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lacking in mineral content or combustible material

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containing little excess

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not profitable or prosperous

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He leaned against a non-metallic barrier at the top of the staircase and suddenly felt it give way.
The design may simply owe its existence to ease of construction--boughs leaned against a horizontal cross member secured to two trees.
New step ladder is equipped with features allowing it to be safely leaned against walls, corners, studs or a pole; Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations otherwise discourage placement against vertical surfaces because such models are designed to be exclusively self-supporting.
The stunning Russian model flashed her cleavage in a seductively unbuttoned orange shirtdress as she leaned against a tree during the photo session in Ibiza, Spain, the Sun reported.
While waiting for my pilot, I leaned against the starboard side of the aircraft--just aft of the nose cone--and watched the recovery.
Later, when his parents admonished him, he said indignantly: "I didn't bite him - he leaned against my teeth!"
The sustained onslaught, during which Scott leaned against a wall and Ms Harles car to steady himself to stamp repeatedly on her face, happened on January 11 - just three weeks after he had been released from jail.