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What is another word for leans?

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To be in, or move into, a sloping position
“If plants begin to lean over, it helps to hoe soil up around the base, covering these roots, to give them more support.”
To turn away from a straight course
“The path began to lean to the right until it ended at a shallow stream.”
To place or position something or oneself by resting or supporting against (something)
“The air seems to thicken around me, and I have to lean against the door to support myself.”
To place a weight on something
“I let my body's twitching weight lean on her slender shoulders and there, in her arms, the tears ended, the spasms faded, and suddenly I was calm.”
To have a propensity for
“From a practical viewpoint, I must say that I lean towards the latter solution.”
To depend on with full trust or confidence
“Individuals in these acute situations often seek guidance from someone they can trust or lean on.”
To coerce by putting pressure on (someone)
“Just lean on them, big fella. They'll feel the pressure eventually.”
Plural for a measure of the steepness of a slope, or the fact or state of being sloped
“Application by brush was hampered by the outward lean of the wall.”
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