Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “lean”

See all translations

lean

verb /liːn/ ( past tense, past participles leant /lent/, leaned)
to slope over to one side; not to be upright
inclinarse
The lamp-post was leaning to one side.
to rest (against, on)
apoyarse en/contra
She leaned the ladder against the wall Don’t lean your elbows on the table He leant on the gate.
leaning noun a liking or preference
inclinación
She has a leaning towards the arts.
(Definition of lean from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “lean” in Spanish

Definitions of “lean” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bad/hard/tough luck

said to express sympathy with someone when something bad has happened to them

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More