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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) lean

Synonyms: lean, leaning, list, tilt, inclination Definition: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical Usage: the tower had a pronounced tilt; the ship developed a list to starboard; he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

Hypernyms: position, spatial relation Definition: the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated Usage: the position of the hands on the clock; he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage

Synonyms for (verb) lean

Synonyms: lean Definition: rely on for support Usage: We can lean on this man

Hypernyms: swear, trust, rely, bank Definition: have confidence or faith in Usage: We can trust in God; Rely on your friends; bank on your good education; I swear by my grandmother's recipes

Synonyms: lean Definition: cause to lean or incline Usage: He leaned his rifle against the wall

Hypernyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: slant, tilt, tip, angle, lean Definition: to incline or bend from a vertical position Usage: She leaned over the banister

Hypernyms: bend, flex Definition: form a curve Usage: The stick does not bend

Synonyms: list, lean Definition: cause to lean to the side Usage: Erosion listed the old tree

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: tend, be given, run, lean, incline Definition: have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined Usage: She tends to be nervous before her lectures; These dresses run small; He inclined to corpulence

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms for (adjective) lean

Synonyms: thin, lean Definition: lacking excess flesh Usage: you can't be too rich or too thin; Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare

Hypernyms: anorectic, anorexic Definition: suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin

Hypernyms: haggard, skeletal, cadaverous, bony, emaciated, gaunt, wasted, pinched Definition: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold Usage: emaciated bony hands; a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys; eyes were haggard and cavernous; small pinched faces; kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

Hypernyms: hollow-eyed, deep-eyed, sunken-eyed Definition: characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver

Hypernyms: gangling, gangly, lanky Definition: tall and thin

Hypernyms: lank, spindly Definition: long and lean

Hypernyms: rawboned Definition: having a lean and bony physique Usage: a rawboned cow hand

Hypernyms: reedlike, reedy Definition: resembling a reed in being upright and slender

Hypernyms: twiggy, twiglike Definition: thin as a twig

Hypernyms: scarecrowish Definition: resembling a scarecrow in being thin and ragged Usage: a forlorn scarecrowish figure

Hypernyms: scraggy, scrawny, skinny, underweight, boney, weedy Definition: being very thin Usage: a child with skinny freckled legs; a long scrawny neck

Hypernyms: withered, wizen, wizened, shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken Definition: lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness Usage: the old woman's shriveled skin; he looked shriveled and ill; a shrunken old man; a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws-W.F.Starkie; he did well despite his withered arm; a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair

Hypernyms: slender, slight, slim, svelte Definition: being of delicate or slender build Usage: she was slender as a willow shoot is slender- Frank Norris; a slim girl with straight blonde hair; watched her slight figure cross the street

Hypernyms: slender-waisted, slim-waisted, wasp-waisted Definition: having a small waist

Hypernyms: spare, trim Definition: thin and fit Usage: the spare figure of a marathon runner; a body kept trim by exercise

Hypernyms: spindle-legged, spindle-shanked Definition: having long slender legs

Hypernyms: stringy, wiry Definition: lean and sinewy

Hypernyms: wisplike, wispy Definition: thin and weak Usage: a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet- Edmund Wilson

Synonyms: lean Definition: not profitable or prosperous Usage: a lean year

Hypernyms: unprofitable Definition: producing little or no profit or gain Usage: deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable

Synonyms: skimpy, lean Definition: containing little excess Usage: a lean budget; a skimpy allowance

Hypernyms: deficient, insufficient Definition: of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement Usage: insufficient funds