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Main Entry: 1lean
Inflected Form(s): leaned /lnd, chiefly Brit lent/; lean·ing /l-ni/
Etymology: Old English hleonian "to slant to one side" 1 a: to slant or cause to slant or bend from an upright position <the tree leans to one side> <lean a ladder against a wall> b: to cast one's weight to one side for support <lean on me> 2: to depend for support <lean on one's family in a crisis> 3: to tend in opinion, taste, or desire <lean toward simplicity>