to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
cause to lean to the side; "Erosion listed the old tree"
have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"
the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
not profitable or prosperous; "a lean year"
lacking in mineral content or combustible material; "lean ore"; "lean fuel"
containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance"
rely on for support; "We can lean on this man"
cause to lean or incline; "He leaned his rifle against the wal
have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"
harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow"
keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; "Don't ride the clutch!"
move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky"
ride over, along, or through; "Ride the freeways of California"
be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare"
a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile); "he took the family for a drive in his new car"
climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs" <