Antonyms

1. lean-to

noun. rough shelter whose roof has only one slope.

Antonyms

  • insecurity

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2. lean

verb. ['ˈliːn'] to incline or bend from a vertical position.

Synonyms

  • tip
  • bend
  • angle
  • lean back
  • recline
  • tilt
  • list
  • flex
  • incline
  • slant
  • heel
  • weather
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • big
  • large
  • wide
  • thick

Etymology

  • lene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hleonian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. lean

adjective. ['ˈliːn'] lacking excess flesh.

Synonyms

  • lanky
  • shrunken
  • slim-waisted
  • spindle-shanked
  • skeletal
  • gangly
  • spare
  • gangling
  • reedy
  • weedy
  • stringy
  • bony
  • shrivelled
  • slender
  • slight
  • svelte
  • pinched
  • reedlike
  • skinny
  • wisplike
  • wispy
  • underweight
  • wizened
  • haggard
  • anorectic
  • wizen
  • slim
  • twiglike
  • emaciated
  • hollow-eyed
  • boney
  • sunken-eyed
  • spindly
  • scraggy
  • body weight
  • trim
  • rawboned
  • wiry
  • deep-eyed
  • wasp-waisted
  • ectomorphic
  • anorexic
  • cadaverous
  • withered
  • gaunt
  • scrawny
  • slender-waisted
  • spindle-legged
  • scarecrowish
  • lank
  • twiggy
  • thin
  • shriveled

Antonyms

  • fat
  • mesomorphic
  • valuable
  • found

Etymology

  • lene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hleonian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. lean

verb. ['ˈliːn'] cause to lean or incline.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • substantial
  • boneless
  • wet
  • awkward

Etymology

  • lene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hleonian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. lean

verb. ['ˈliːn'] have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined.

Synonyms

  • be
  • run
  • be given
  • incline
  • tend
  • take kindly to
  • gravitate

Antonyms

  • rich
  • low
  • unconstricted
  • generous

Etymology

  • lene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hleonian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. lean

verb. ['ˈliːn'] rely on for support.

Synonyms

  • rely
  • swear
  • bank

Antonyms

  • distrust
  • occupied
  • quiet
  • thin

Etymology

  • lene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hleonian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. lean

adjective. ['ˈliːn'] not profitable or prosperous.

Antonyms

  • hypertrophied

Etymology

  • lene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hleonian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. lean

adjective. ['ˈliːn'] containing little excess.

Synonyms

  • insufficient
  • deficient

Antonyms

  • short
  • increased
  • necessary

Etymology

  • lene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hleonian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. lean

verb. ['ˈliːn'] cause to lean to the side.

Synonyms

  • list
  • move

Antonyms

  • significant
  • much
  • more

Etymology

  • lene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hleonian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. lean

noun. ['ˈliːn'] the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical.

Synonyms

  • spatial relation
  • tilt
  • list
  • inclination
  • position

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • act
  • take
  • enforce

Etymology

  • lene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hleonian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word lean-against


1. Noun Phrase
The reasons why your dog likes to lean against you, chase things and curl up in a dog bed stem from her nature as a pack animal.

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