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Synonyms for lean on

verb frighten, threaten
  • alarm
  • appall
  • awe
  • bully
  • coerce
  • constrain
  • daunt
  • dishearten
  • dismay
  • scare
  • subdue
  • terrify
  • terrorize
  • badger
  • bait
  • bludgeon
  • bluster
  • browbeat
  • buffalo
  • bulldoze
  • chill
  • compel
  • cow
  • dispirit
  • disquiet
  • dragoon
  • enforce
  • force
  • hound
  • oblige
  • overawe
  • ride
  • ruffle
  • spook
  • strong-arm
  • bowl over
  • lean on
  • push around
  • showboat
  • twist someone's arm

Antonyms for lean on

  • assure
  • calm
  • comfort
  • embolden
  • encourage
  • hearten
  • help
  • incite
  • inspirit
  • leave alone
  • please
  • reassure
  • release
  • soothe
  • assist
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to lean on

bank on

verb. depend upon
  • assume
  • be sure about
  • believe in
  • bet on
  • build on
  • count on
  • gamble on
  • lean on
  • look to
  • reckon on
  • rely on
  • stake
  • trust
  • venture
  • wager

banked on

verb. depend upon

banking on

verb. depend upon

banks on

verb. depend upon

browbeat

verb. castigate, nag

browbeaten

verb. castigate, nag
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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