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  • verbbend, angle toward
  • verbbe disposed
  • verbcount, depend on

synonyms for leant

  • bow
  • cock
  • drift
  • incline
  • nod
  • prop
  • recline
  • slant
  • tilt
  • tip
  • twist
  • veer
  • beetle
  • cant
  • careen
  • curve
  • decline
  • deflect
  • dip
  • divert
  • droop
  • heel
  • jut
  • list
  • overhang
  • pitch
  • place
  • repose
  • rest
  • roll
  • sag
  • sheer
  • sink
  • slope
  • turn
  • be off
  • be slanted
  • bear on
  • fasten on
  • hang on
  • put weight on
  • rest on
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antonyms for leant

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  • straighten
  • ascend
  • energize
  • forget
  • increase
  • rise
  • dislike
  • disregard
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How to use leant in a sentence

He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The old man, grizzled, tanned and seamed, leant weakly against the parapet.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Aristide, aglow with a sudden impudent inspiration, leant across the marble table.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Haggard leant from the window, waving his hand; his wife gazed after the vanishing train, standing like Niobe, dissolved in tears.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
His cousin amused, stimulated her beyond anything Tom could offer; she sought protection from him, leant upon him.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
For a moment or two Peggy Admaston leant back in the arm-chair with closed eyes.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
Peggy stroked her nose with one little finger, and then she leant down towards Collingwood.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
And with a look of despair he turned his pockets inside out, and leant back in his chair.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
So she leant over—down, nearer, closer, until her fingers curved over the stone amid the moisture and green slime.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
Sir John leant forward again with his two hands open on his knees, thinking deeply.
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