Lend

  • 1 lend — [ lend ] (past tense and past participle lent [ lent ] ) verb ** 1. ) transitive to give someone something for a short time, expecting that they will give it back to you later. If you lend someone something, they borrow it from you: The local… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 2 lend — W3S3 [lend] v past tense and past participle lent [lent] [: Old English; Origin: lAnan, from lAn; LOAN1] 1.) a) [T] to let someone borrow money or something that belongs to you for a short time →↑borrow lend sth to sb ▪ I lent my CD p …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 Lend — (l[e^]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lent} (l[e^]nt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lending}.] [OE. lenen, AS. l[=ae]nan, fr. l[=ae]n loan; akin to G. lehnen to lend. See {Loan}.] 1. To allow the custody and use of, on condition of the return of the same; to grant …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 lend — /lend/ verb past tense and past participle lent /lent/ 1 MONEY/CAR/BOOK ETC a) (T) to let someone borrow money from you or use something that you own, which they will give you back later: lend sb sth: I wish I d never lent him my car. | Can you… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 lend — vb lent, lend·ing vt 1: to give for temporary use on condition that the same or its equivalent be returned 2: to let out (money) for temporary use on condition of repayment with interest vi: to make a loan lend·able adj lend·er …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 lend — 1. see loan. Use of lend for borrow (May I lend your pen?) occurs in some British dialects but is non standard. 2. Use of lend as a noun occurs in British dialect use and colloquially in New Zealand, but is non standard: • Could you give me the… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 Lend — Blason inconnu …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 8 lend*/*/*/ — [lend] (past tense and past participle lent [lent] ) verb 1) [T] to give someone something for a short time, expecting that they will give it back to you later The local library will lend books for a month without charge.[/ex] She lent me her… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 9 lend — /lend/ verb to allow someone to use something for a period ● to lend something to someone or to lend someone something ● to lend money against security ● He lent the company money or He lent money to the company. ● The bank lent him £50,000 to… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 10 lend — [lend] vt. lent, lending [< ME lenen (with unhistoric d < pt.) < OE lænan < læn, a LOAN] 1. to let another use or have (a thing) temporarily and on condition that it, or the equivalent, be returned: opposed to BORROW 2. to let out… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Lend — can refer to the following:*Lend, Austria, a town in the district of Zell am See in the state of Salzburg *Lend (Graz), a district of Grazee also*Loan …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 Lend — steht für: Lend (Graz) Stadtbezirk von Graz, Steiermark Lend (Salzburg), Gemeinde im Salzburger Pinzgau Lendkanal, eine Wasserstraße in Klagenfurt Siehe auch: Lent Lände, zur Etymologie …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 13 lend — lend·able; lend·er; lend; …

    English syllables

  • 14 lend — ► VERB (past and past part. lent) 1) grant to (someone) the use of (something) on the understanding that it shall be returned. 2) allow (someone) the use of (a sum of money) under an agreement to pay it back later, typically with interest. 3)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 lend — (v.) late 14c., from O.E. lænan to lend, from læn loan (see LOAN (Cf. loan)). Cognate with Du. lenen, O.H.G. lehanon, Ger. lehnen, also verbs derived from nouns. Past tense form, with terminal d, became the principal form in Middle English on… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 16 lend — [v] loan, accommodate add, advance, afford, allow, bestow, confer, contribute, entrust, extend, furnish, give, grant, impart, lay on one, lend lease, let, loan shark*, oblige, permit, present, provide, shark, stake, supply, trust; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 17 Lend — (Lendt), kleiner Kirchort bei Taxenbach in Salzburg, an der Salza, zwischen hohen Gebirgen; Gold u. Silberschmelzhütte …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 18 Lend — Lend, Dorf in Salzburg, s. Gastein …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 19 Lend — Lend, Dorf in Salzburg, an der Einmündung der Gasteiner Ache in die Salzach, (1900) 437 E …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 20 lend — v. give on a temporary basis; give money as a loan; donate, contribute; give, impart; help, assist; accommodate, adapt …

    English contemporary dictionary