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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lean v. i. [imp. & p. p. Leaned sometimes Leant (lĕnt); p. pr. & vb. n. Leaning.]
 1. To incline, deviate, or bend, from a vertical position; to be in a position thus inclining or deviating; as, she leaned out at the window; a leaning column. “He leant forward.”
 2. To incline in opinion or desire; to conform in conduct; -- with to, toward, etc.
    They delight rather to lean to their old customs.   --Spenser.
 3. To rest or rely, for support, comfort, and the like; -- with on, upon, or against.
    He leaned not on his fathers but himself.   --Tennyson.