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Definition of Lend

Lend

  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.
  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.
  4. To let for hire or compensation; as, to lend a horse or gig.

Lend Quotations

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
Robert Frost

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.
Bob Hope

But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible.
Jose Marti

Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality.
George Santayana

Lend your ears to music, open your eyes to painting, and... stop thinking! Just ask yourself whether the work has enabled you to 'walk about' into a hitherto unknown world. If the answer is yes, what more do you want?
Wassily Kandinsky
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Lend Translations

lend in Afrikaans is uitleen
lend in Dutch is lenen, voorschieten, uitlenen
lend in Finnish is lainata
lend in German is ausleihen, leihen, verleihen
lend in Italian is prestare, imprestare
lend in Latin is commodo, mutuo
lend in Portuguese is emprestar, empreste
lend in Spanish is prestar, prestar

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