1. 1〔体が〕lose weight; become [get] thin ⇒やせおとろえる(痩せ衰える)やせこける(痩せこける)
    • 彼は随分やせてしまった
    • He has become much thinner./He has lost a lot of weight.
    • 彼女はやせる方法を探している
    • She is looking for a way to reduce.
    • この2か月間で3キロやせた
    • She has lost three kilograms in the past two months.
    • やせるために節食中だ
    • She is on a diet.
    • やせた男[犬]
    • a lean [thin] man [dog]
  1. 2〔土地が〕become sterile [impoverished]
    • この土地はやせている
    • This soil is sterile.
    • やせても枯れても,私は往年のスターなんだ
    • However reduced in circumstances I may be now [Poor as I am now], I was once a star actor.