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|past tense||leaned or leant|
|past participle||leaned or leant|
The other girl leaned forward to hear what was going on.
I leaned over her shoulder to study the maps spread out on the table.
Bigelow leaned across the desk and lowered his voice.
Two of the walls lean slightly inwards.
Corey leaned against the apple tree.
He walked in, leaning heavily on a cane.
She is leaning towards supporting military action.
The board of directors is leaning in favour of supporting the merger.
The decision to increase the budget hasn't been made, but the committee is leaning in that direction.
This is the British English definition of lean. View American English definition of lean.
very unpleasant or dirty
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