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  • not profitable or prosperous
    • a lean year
  • containing little excess
    • a lean budget
    • a skimpy allowance
  • lacking in mineral content or combustible material
    • lean ore
    • lean fuel
  • lacking excess flesh
    • you can't be too rich or too thin
    • Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare
  • the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • cause to lean to the side
    • Erosion listed the old tree
  • rely on for support
    • We can lean on this man
  • have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
    • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
    • These dresses run small
    • He inclined to corpulence
  • cause to lean or incline
    • He leaned his rifle against the wall
  • to incline or bend from a vertical position
    • She leaned over the banister
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