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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

To God be humble, to thy friend be kind, and with thy neighbors gladly lend and borrow; His chance tonight, it maybe thine tomorrow.
William Dunbar

If a song's about something I've experienced or that could've happened to me it's good. But if it's alien to me, I couldn't lend anything to it. Because that's what soul is all about.
Aretha Franklin

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
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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