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lend

 (lĕnd)
v. lent (lĕnt), lend·ing, lends
v.tr.
1.
a. To give or allow the use of temporarily on the condition that the same or its equivalent will be returned.
b. To provide (money) temporarily on condition that the amount borrowed be returned, usually with an interest fee.
2. To make available for another's use: The neighbors lent us help after the storm.
3. To contribute or impart: Books and a fireplace lent a feeling of warmth to the room.
v.intr.
To make a loan. See Usage Note at loan.
Idioms:
lend a hand
To be of assistance.
lend (itself) to
To accommodate or offer itself to; be suitable for: "The presidency does not lend itself to on the job training" (Joe Biden).

[Middle English lenden, alteration of lenen (on the model of such verbs as senden, to send, whose past participle sent rhymed with lent, past participle of lenen), from Old English lǣnan; see leikw- in Indo-European roots.]

lend′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lender - someone who lends money or gives credit in business matterslender - someone who lends money or gives credit in business matters
investor - someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns
pawnbroker - a person who lends money at interest in exchange for personal property that is deposited as security
loan shark, moneylender, shylock, usurer - someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest
borrower - someone who receives something on the promise to return it or its equivalent
Translations

lender

[ˈlendəʳ] N
1.prestador(a) m/f
see also borrower 1
2. (professional) (= person) → prestamista mf; (= bank, building society) → entidad f crediticia or de crédito
see also mortgage C

lender

[ˈlɛndər] nprêteur/euse m/f

lender

n (professional) → Geldverleiher(in) m(f); he paid the £100 back to the lenderer zahlte die £ 100 an den zurück, der sie ihm geliehen hatte

lender

[ˈlɛndəʳ] nchi presta, prestatore/trice
References in classic literature ?
Let these licensed lenders be in number indefinite, but restrained to certain principal cities and towns of merchandizing; for then they will be hardly able to color other men's moneys in the country: so as the license of nine will not suck away the current rate of five; for no man will send his moneys far off, nor put them into unknown hands.
The Chancellor is in the pocket of the money lenders and has to do as he is told; otherwise he's bankrupt, and a bad sort of bankruptcy, too, with nothing but cards and actresses behind it.
Gania made her acquaintance also, and others were Ferdishenko, an ill- bred, and would-be witty, young clerk, and Ptitsin, a money- lender of modest and polished manners, who had risen from poverty.
Those who had never heard of Gobseck would have felt, on reading words which compelled him to whom they were addressed to obey, yet gave no order, the presence of the implacable money- lender of the rue des Gres.
A heavy footstep announced the approach of the grain lender.
Crisparkle had been either chooser, lender, or donor of the books, or that he combined the three characters, might have been easily seen in the friendly beam of his eyes upon them as he entered.
Another driving force is the lack of other desirable investment opportunities, which causes lenders to view nursing home operations in a positive light.
Virtually every Federal Reserve Bank reported instances when lenders had walked away from collateral, even when the collateral was the only source of repayment for the loan.
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Get what you want by asking for it at the right time: For example: Tax Escrows--In the beginning of the loan process, you're still shopping and pondering different loan programs, and the lenders are competing for your loan.
We believe that greater certainty and protection for both public and private sector lenders will be provided by statutory amendments.
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