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Noun: lending  len-ding
  1. Disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned
    - loaning
Verb: lend (lent)  lend
  1. Provide a particular quality or character
    "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company";
    - impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring
     
  2. Give temporarily; let have for a limited time
    "I will lend you my car";
    - loan
     
  3. Have certain characteristics of qualities for something; be open or vulnerable to
    "This story would lend itself well to serialization on television"; "The current system lends itself to great abuse"

Derived forms: lendings

Type of: alter, be, change, disposal, disposition, give, modify

Antonym: borrow

Encyclopedia: Lending

Lend, Austria