Word:

Lend

Pronunciation: lĕnd
v. t.1.To allow the custody and use of, on condition of the return of the same; to grant the temporary use of; as, to lend a book; - opposed to borrow.
[imp. & p. p. Lent (lĕnt); p. pr. & vb. n. Lending.]
2.To allow the possession and use of, on condition of the return of an equivalent in kind; as, to lend money or some article of food.
3.To afford; to grant or furnish in general; as, to lend assistance; to lend one's name or influence.
Cato, lend me for a while thy patience.
- Addison.
4.To let for hire or compensation; as, to lend a horse or gig.
To lend a hand
to give assistance; to help.
To lend one's ears
to give attention.
Verb1.lend - 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.lend - give temporarily; let have for a limited time; "I will lend you my car"; "loan me some money"
Synonyms: loan
Antonyms:
borrow - get temporarily; "May I borrow your lawn mower?"
3.lend - 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"
accommodate, accommodate with, add, allow, bestow, borrow, confer, contribute, discount, discount notes, fit, float a loan, furnish, give, impart, lease-lend, lend-lease, loan, loan-shark, negotiate a loan, oblige, shave, suit
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-- Lend --
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