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Lent

 (lĕnt)
n.
A 40-day period of fasting and penitence observed by many Christians in preparation for Easter. In Western churches, Lent lasts from Ash Wednesday until Easter, usually excepting Sundays.

[Middle English lenten, lente, spring, Lent, from Old English lencten; see del- in Indo-European roots.]

lent

 (lĕnt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of lend.

lent

(lɛnt)
vb
(Banking & Finance) the past tense and past participle of lend

Lent

(lɛnt)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the period of forty weekdays lasting from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday, observed as a time of penance and fasting commemorating Jesus' fasting in the wilderness
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (modifier) falling within or associated with the season before Easter: Lent observance.
3. (Rowing) (plural) (at Cambridge University) Lent term boat races
[Old English lencten, lengten spring, literally: lengthening (of hours of daylight)]

lent

(lɛnt)

v.
pt. and pp. of lend.

Lent

(lɛnt)

n.
(in the Christian religion) an annual season of fasting and penitence in preparation for Easter, beginning on Ash Wednesday and lasting 40 weekdays to Easter.
[before 1000; Middle English lente(n), Old English lencten, lengten spring, Lent, literally, lengthening (of daylight hours)]

-lent

var. of -ulent in loanwords from Latin: pestilent.

Lent

A period of spiritual discipline, fasting, and penance leading up to Easter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lent - a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy SaturdayLent - a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
church calendar, ecclesiastical calendar - a calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals
Good Friday - Friday before Easter
Ash Wednesday - the 7th Wednesday before Easter; the first day of Lent; the day following Mardi Gras (`Fat Tuesday'); a day of fasting and repentance
season - a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"
Translations
الصَّوْم الكبيرالأرْبَعينيالصَوْمُ الكَبِيرُ
půst
faste
paastopaastonaika
korizma
nagyböjt
四旬節
사순절
quadragesima
gavėnia
gavenis
obdobie pôstupôst
fastan
40 günlük Paskalya dönemiBüyük Perhiz
Великий піст
Tuần ăn chay

Lent

[lent] NCuaresma f

Lent

[ˈlɛnt] ncarême m

Lent

nFastenzeit f

Lent

[lɛnt] nQuaresima
I'm giving it up for Lent → vi rinuncio come fioretto (quaresimale)

Lent

(lent) noun
the time from Ash Wednesday to Easter (40 weekdays) observed as a time of fasting in commemoration of Christ's fast in the wilderness.

Lent

الصَوْمُ الكَبِيرُ půst faste Fastenzeit Μεγάλη Σαρακοστή Cuaresma paastonaika Carême korizma Quaresima 四旬節 사순절 Vasten faste Wielki Post Quaresma Великий пост fastan ฤดูถือบวชโดยอดอาหารประจำปีก่อนวันอีสเตอร์ของชาวคริสต์ 40 günlük Paskalya dönemi Tuần ăn chay 大斋节

lent

a. pp. de to lend prestado-a.
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