Detailed Translations for lean from English to French


to lean verb (leans, leant, leaning)

  1. to lean

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

Translation Matrix for lean:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- inclination; leaning; list; tilt
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
s'accouder à lean
s'adosser à lean lean against; lean on; rest on
s'appuyer à lean
- angle; be given; incline; list; run; slant; tend; tilt; tip
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- skimpy; thin
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
chiche flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin avaricious; miserly; niggardly; parched; scanty; stingy
maigre flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin bony; delicate; emaciated; fat-free; few; gaunt; haggard; hollow; hollow-eyed; lightly built; lousy; low-fat; meager; meagre; parched; petite; poor; poverty stricken; puny; shabby; skinny; slender; slight; small-boned; spidery; spiky; sunken; thin; weedy
mince flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin delicate; fine; lightly built; meager; meagre; parched; petite; poor; puny; skinny; slender; slight; slim; small-boned; spidery; spiky; thin; weedy
parcimonieux flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin avaricious; miserly; niggardly; stingy
pauvre flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin barren; come off badly; destitute; distressful; impecunious; indigent; inferior; lousy; miserable; needy; paltry; parched; pathetic; penniless; pennyless; pitiful; poky; poor; poverty stricken; ragged; shabby; shady; unfruitful; unsightly; without means; woeful; worst; wretched
pauvrement flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin come off badly; distressful; miserable; pathetic; pitiful; shabby; worst; wretched
rare flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin extraordinary; few; funny; hardly ever; incidentally; little; occasionally; odd; phenomenal; prodigious; rare; rarefied; rarely; scarce; seldom; sporadic; strange; teneous; uncommon; unique
sobre flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin austere; demure; easily; easy; effortless; frugal; grave; not difficult; not hard; scanty; sedate; simple; sober; unaffected; uncomplicated
sobrement flimsy; lean; miserable; poor; shabby; thin austere; blunt; demure; frugal; grave; modest; scanty; sedate; simple; sober; unpretentious

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. having more air than necessary to burn all the fuel
  2. having little extra or little to spare
  3. of meat, having little fat
  4. being slim and muscular
  1. to press against
  2. to hang outwards
  1. appuyer d’un côté pour soutenir.
  2. Prendre appui sur quelque chose.
  3. placer contre quelque chose.
  4. Incliner (sens général)
  1. Qui contient peu de graisse
  2. Qui a un manque de chair

Cross Translation:
lean maigre mager — zeer dun met weinig vet
lean presser leunen — steunen, het evenwicht bewaren door het eigen gewicht deels door iets anders te laten steunen
lean décharné; décharnée; efflanqué; efflanquée; étique; grêle; famélique; hâve; nerveux; maigre; nerveuse; osseux; osseuse hagerheute nur noch zur Beschreibung des menschlichen Körpers oder einzelner Körperteile, früher auch bei Tieren: dürr, mager, sehnig, knochig (und häufig groß gewachsen)
lean → s'appuyer lehnen — (reflexiv) den Körper schräg stellen
lean maigre magerdünn, dürr

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