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Synonyms for lend

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. lendverb


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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.8 / 5 votes

  1. lend

    advance, loan, grant, afford, present

    resume, retract, appropriate, retain, withhold, refuse

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bringverb

    bestow a quality on

    "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"

    supply, tot, land, get, tote up, bring in, bring, impart, pass on, add, lead, put up, take, sum, add up, conduce, fetch, channel, tot up, sum up, work, carry, give, make for, bestow, play, loan, append, institute, tally, convey, leave, conduct, confer, kick in, add together, chip in, contribute, total, summate, wreak, transmit


  2. lend, loanverb

    give temporarily; let have for a limited time

    "I will lend you my car"; "loan me some money"

    add, bestow, loan, impart, contribute, bring


  3. lendverb

    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"

    add, bestow, loan, impart, contribute, bring


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Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. lendverb

    loan, accommodate with

  2. lendverb

    give, grant, afford, furnish, bestow, confer, impart

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. lendverb


PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "lend":

    provide, give, borrow, pay, render

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How to use lend in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare:

    When griping grief the heart doth wound, and doleful dumps the mind oppress, then music, with her silver sound, with speedy help doth lend redress.

  2. Randy Barsalou:

    When you go to a commercial bank in the United States as a small business ... if the receivables are all foreign receivables, that's where it stops, right there, u.S. banks won't lend against foreign receivables.

  3. Rick Perry:

    If you are an individual who is running for office, this is a good place to be to meet people who have a lot really good ideas about how to to do public policy, and meet men and women who want to see good government put into place, and it's up to the point of, 'Well, I'm gonna loan you not only my name, but lend you some money as well. I'm gonna contribute to your campaign.' And that's all good. That's how this process works.

  4. Ambrose Bierce:

    Acquaintance, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.

  5. Tracy Tian:

    It makes sense for banks to lend to stronger borrowers to protect themselves from bad debt, as net interest margins will narrow.

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