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Definition of Lending


  1. of Lend
  2. The act of one who lends.
  3. That which is lent or furnished.

Lending Quotations

Investment banking has, in recent years, resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling losses has dragged down traditional business and retail lending activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets. This was one aspect of modern financial liberalisation that had dire consequences.
Vince Cable

Borrowing is not much better than begging; just as lending with interest is not much better than stealing.
Doris Lessing

The banks are not lending, at least from what I see. They were so wild and reckless back in the good times that they got burned terribly.
Ben Stein

The mortgage crisis is a clear instance of consumers who needed protection. There was predatory lending to people who didn't know what they were doing.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Edmund Burke
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Lending Translations

lending in German is ausleihend, leihend, leihend