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He looks leaner and more fluid, byproducts of a revamped diet, and his understanding of his adopted position has improved.

By leveraging cloud technology to cut down on the amount of physical infrastructure needed and allow for remote working with leaner teams on-site, these big events could be more inclusive, efficient, and sustainable.

Recently, the company launched a leaner product, resembling an airport check-in kiosk, that processes medication sales but does not actually dispense the drugs.

A leaner story could have allowed more time to develop General Kirigan with a little more nuance.

Anteosaurus probably had leaner limbs than related plant eaters.

But will forgoing your morning oatmeal really lead to a leaner body and better athletic performance?

In the new, leaner strategy, any bloat has to go, even if it means reversing on a major earlier decision.

And, with the work of the auto task force, GM was supposed to be made leaner, and more responsive.

The meat was distinctly sweeter than beef, and so much leaner.

A preference for leaner, more efficient government is the concern that unites all Republicans.

Riches go the rich, lean ones grow leaner, while the fat ones grow fatter.

Weston was a little leaner, and his face was grimmer than it had been, for the whimsical carelessness had faded out of it.

Napoleon entered in a dark-blue coat “that made his lean yellow face look leaner and yellower than ever.”

The common horse is higher, leaner, less broad on the chest, and with the crupper thinner and more depressed.

He hunted as best he could with very little success, and grew leaner and hungrier than he had ever been before in his life.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leaner, such as: sinewy, gangly, lanky, slim, slender, and gaunt.

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