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  Definition of lend
  1. give temporarily; let have for a limited time; "I will lend you my car"; "loan me some money"
  2. 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"
  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"
Similar Words: loan, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring

 

Hyponyms: hire out, rent out, farm out, advance, instill, transfuse, tinsel, throw in

 

Derivational Morphology: loan, lender, loaner, addition, add-on, improver

 

Language Translations:
Danish: låne   Dutch: lenen  
Finnish: lainata   French: prêter  
German: leihen   Indonesian: pinjam  
Italian: prestare   Japanese: 貸す  
Portuguese: emprestar   Romanian: împrumuta  
Slovak: pozičať   Slovene: posoditi  
Spanish: prestar   Swedish: låna (ut)  
 
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