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lend

lend

 
pronunciation:
lend
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part of speech: verb
inflections: lends, lending, lent
definition 1: to give with the understanding that what has been given will be returned.
He promised to lend me his helmet for the bike race this Saturday.I had enough money to buy the game after my sister lent me five dollars.
synonyms:
loan
similar words:
accommodate
definition 2: to give someone money that must be paid back. Usually there is also a payment of interest.
The bank will lend her money to pay for college.
synonyms:
loan
similar words:
accommodate
definition 3: to give in a helpful way.
Please lend your support to the cause.
similar words:
contribute, extend, give, offer, volunteer
derivation: lender (n.)
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