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