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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 ?
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.
If they had made him a Money Lender, or a sharp Attorney, or a Sheriff's Officer, or a Broker, he might have sown his discontented oats in his youth, and, after having had the full run of himself in ill-natured transactions, might have turned out amiable, at last, for the sake of a little freshness and novelty.
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Prime Minister should also include cases of rape, trafficking of drugs and private money lenders who give payments on huge interests to be tried under the military courts as well.
One of the sons was physically challenged and local reports indicated that the family resorted to the extreme step after he was manhandled by money lenders from whom the family had borrowed money.
The county council and the Wales Illegal Money Lending Unit will hold an event in the Wellman's Club in Llangefni on September 16 to raise awareness of the problem of illegal money lenders.
Durham County Council's trading standards team supports the Stop Loan Sharks scheme to raise awareness of the dangers of illegal money lenders by prosecuting them and supporting victims.
Govind Singh, Prahlad's elder brother, said: "While the bank was sending him notices to pay back the loan, the money lenders of the village had confiscated his land.
ILLEGAL money lenders in Ellesmere Port are to be targeted by a new six-month campaign organised by Cheshire West and Chester council.
In response to a lawmaker s enquiry on regulating money lenders, Prof Chan said the Money Lenders Ordinance effectively regulates licensed money lenders' business, adding the Government has no intention to change the system.
Global Banking News-January 30, 2014--Irish central bank apprehensive about role of money lenders