Detailed Translations for lean from English to Dutch


to lean verb (leans, leant, leaning)

  1. to lean
    • leunen verb (leun, leunt, leunde, leunden, geleund)

Conjugations for lean:

  1. lean
  2. lean
  3. leans
  4. lean
  5. lean
  6. lean
simple past
  1. leant
  2. leant
  3. leant
  4. leant
  5. leant
  6. leant
present perfect
  1. have leant
  2. have leant
  3. has leant
  4. have leant
  5. have leant
  6. have leant
past continuous
  1. was leaning
  2. were leaning
  3. was leaning
  4. were leaning
  5. were leaning
  6. were leaning
  1. shall lean
  2. will lean
  3. will lean
  4. shall lean
  5. will lean
  6. will lean
continuous present
  1. am leaning
  2. are leaning
  3. is leaning
  4. are leaning
  5. are leaning
  6. are leaning
  1. be leant
  2. be leant
  3. be leant
  4. be leant
  5. be leant
  6. be leant
  1. lean!
  2. let's lean!
  3. leant
  4. leaning
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

lean adj

  1. lean (poor; shabby; flimsy; miserable; thin)

Translation Matrix for lean:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
leunen leaning
- inclination; leaning; list; tilt
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
leunen lean
- angle; be given; incline; list; run; slant; tend; tilt; tip
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
berooid flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin destitute; down and out; impoverished; indigent; needy; penniless; pennyless; poor
karig flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin poor; scanty
mager flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin lank; lanky; low-fat; meager; meagre; poor; puny; skinny; slender; slender of figure; slim; thin; weedy
pover flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin come off badly; indigent; lousy; miserable; needy; paltry; pennyless; poor; poverty stricken; ragged; shabby; shady; unsightly; worst
schraal flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin austere; barren; meager; meagre; modest; parched; poor; puny; simple; skinny; sober; thin; unfruitful; unpretentious
- skimpy; thin

Related Words for "lean":

Synonyms for "lean":

Antonyms for "lean":

Related Definitions for "lean":

  1. lacking excess flesh1
    • Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look1
  2. not profitable or prosperous1
    • a lean year1
  3. lacking in mineral content or combustible material1
    • lean ore1
    • lean fuel1
  4. containing little excess1
    • a lean budget1
  5. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical1
  6. rely on for support1
    • We can lean on this man1
  7. cause to lean or incline1
    • He leaned his rifle against the wall1
  8. to incline or bend from a vertical position1
    • She leaned over the banister1
  9. cause to lean to the side1
  10. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined1

Wiktionary Translations for lean:

  1. of meat, having little fat
  2. being slim and muscular
  1. to press against
  2. to hang outwards
  1. steunen, het evenwicht bewaren door het eigen gewicht deels door iets anders te laten steunen
  1. zeer dun met weinig vet

Cross Translation:
lean mager magerdünn, dürr
lean schragen; steunen; stutten; ondersteunen accoterappuyer d’un côté pour soutenir.
lean dragen; schoren; steunen; ondersteunen; ruggesteunen; schragen; stutten appuyerplacer contre quelque chose.
lean aflopen; buigen; hellen; overhellen; zich bukken pencher — Incliner (sens général)

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