Synonyms for


Synonyms (Grouped by Similarity of Meaning) of verb lean

Sense 1:
lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle
bend, flex
Sense 2:
lean
put, set, place, pose, position, lay
Sense 3:
tend, be given, lean, incline, run
be
Sense 4:
lean
trust, swear, rely, bank
Sense 5:
list, lean
move
Similarity of adj lean

4 senses of lean

Sense 1:
thin (vs. fat), lean
anorexic, anorecticbony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasteddeep-eyed, hollow-eyed, sunken-eyedgangling, gangly, lankylank, spindlyrawbonedreedy, reedliketwiggy, twiglikescarecrowishscraggy, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedyshriveled, shrivelled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizenedslender, slight, slim, svelteslender-waisted, slim-waisted, wasp-waistedspare, trimspindle-legged, spindle-shankedstringy, wirywisplike, wispy
Also See: ectomorphic#1; thin#1

Sense 2:
lean (vs. rich)

Sense 3:
lean, skimpy
insufficient (vs. sufficient), deficient
Sense 4:
lean
unprofitable (vs. profitable)
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