What is the definition of lend?

Definitions for lend

  • verb - give temporarily; let have for a limited time; "I will lend you my car"; "loan me some money"
  • verb - 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"
  • verb - 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"
  • Pronounciation of lend

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    Synonyms for lend

    bestow contribute loan add impart bring

    Antonyms for lend


    Holonyms for lend

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    Hypernyms for lend

    alter modify give be change

    Hyponyms for lend

    farm out instill trust transfuse hire out advance tinsel rent out factor throw in

    Meronyms for lend

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    Sounds like lend

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