Definition of Leans

1. Verb. (third-person singular of lean) ¹



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Definition of Leans

1. lean [v] - See also: lean

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leans

lean on
lean towards
leaned
leaner
leaners
leanest
leaneth
leaning
leaning against
leaning board
leaningly
leanings
leanly
leanness
leannesses
leans (current term)
leant
leanwash
leany
leap
leap-of-faith
leap-year
leap day
leap days
leap frog
leap in the dark
leap of faith
leap out
leap second
leap seconds

Literary usage of Leans

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... 410 Endless will be our shame ; for at my hand A God now stood, and told how Zeus himself, Lord of wise counsel, leans him to our side. ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"But a decision is difficult, since Jerome actually leans more upon the Old Latin. Since the uniform adoption of the third person is evidently secondary, ..."

3. The Bookman (1900)
"Where the waste Land's End leans westward, all the seas it watches roll, Find a border fixed beyond them and a worldwide shore's control : These whereby we ..."

4. Thomas Nast: His Period and His Pictures by Albert Bigelow Paine (1904)
"... like Theodore Roosevelt 1 ELAINE leans TOWARDS LOGAN in certain legislation for reform. Democracy, as a whole, Curtis still freely denounced. ..."

5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"leans I am not aware of—and lus he became acquainted with ic reformers in general. When met with Edwards after the ..."

6. On the Manner of Negotiating with Princes: On the Uses of Diplomacy; the by Callières (François), Callières (François de), Frederick Whyte (1919)
"... To His Royal Highness, Monseigneur le Due a" Or leans, Regent of the Kingdom. MONSEIGNEUR,—This work, which I have the honour to present to your Royal ..."

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