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lend/ˈlɛnd/verb
lendslent/ˈlɛnt/lending
lend
/ˈlɛnd/
verb
lendslent/ˈlɛnt/lending
Learner's definition of LEND  
[+ object] : to give (something) to (someone) to be used for a period of time and then returned
   b : to give (money) to someone who agrees to pay it back in the future
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to make (something) available to (someone or something)
[+ object] 
: to add (something that is needed or wanted) to (something)
   b : to provide (something that is needed or wanted)

lend an ear

— see 1ear

lend itself to

◊ Something that lends itself to a purpose is good or suitable for that purpose.

— lender

noun,plurallenders[count]
— see also moneylender
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