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lends, 3rd person singular present; lent, past participle; lending, present participle; lent, past tense;
  1. Grant to (someone) the use of (something) on the understanding that it shall be returned
    • - Stewart asked me to lend him my car
    • - the pictures were lent to each museum in turn
  2. Allow (a person or organization) the use of (a sum of money) under an agreement to pay it back later, typically with interest
    • - no one would lend him the money
    • - the bank lends only to its current customers
    • - balance sheets weakened by unwise lending
  3. Contribute or add (something, esp. a quality) to
    • - the smile lent his face a boyish charm
  4. Accommodate or adapt oneself to
    • - John stiffly lent himself to her enthusiastic embraces
  5. (of a thing) Be suitable for
    • - bay windows lend themselves to blinds

  1. bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"
  2. give temporarily; let have for a limited time; "I will lend you my car"; "loan me some money"
  3. have certain characteristics of qualities for something; be open or vulnerable to; "This story would lend itself well to serialization on television"; "The current system lends itself to great abuse"
  4. (lending) disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned
  5. Lend is the 4th District of Graz. It is located in the west of the city, on the west bank of the Mur.
  6. (Lends) Credit is the provision of resources by one party to another party where that second party does not reimburse the first party immediately (thereby generating a debt), but instead arranges either to repay or return those resources (or other materials of equal value) at a later date. ...
  7. to allow to be used by someone temporarily, on condition that it or its equivalent will be returned; to make a loan; to be misled in a jocular or teasing manner; to be suitable or applicable, to fit; to borrow
  8. (lending) Action of the verb to lend; That lends
  9. (Lending) A library that owns an item will lend it to a library that requests it.   The lifecycle of a request ends when the item is returned to the lending library. Lending and Responding are often used interchangeably.
  10. (Lending) To dream that you are lending money, foretells difficulties in meeting payments of debts and unpleasant influence in private. To lend other articles, denotes impoverishment through generosity. ...
  11. is a verb that mean "to temporarily give something to someone": Henry will lend (or loan) Francine a book.
  12. loan.  Lend is a verb;  loan is a noun.
  13. To grant the temporary use of something with the understanding that it will be returned. Lend - past tense lent - is the verb. Loan is the noun.
  14. To give to someone usually for an agreed time period. To afford; to grant or furnish in general; as, to lend assistance; to lend one's name or influence.
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