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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 ?
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.
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.
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50 lakh from a local money lender for his daughter's marriage three years ago, killed himself at his house in Tendura village under Bisanda police station in Banda district of Bundelkhand on Sunday.
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A woman who says she paid back more than Dhs50,000 on a Dhs25,000 loan to an illegal loan shark has begun a criminal case against the money lender.
You should not have to repay any loan from an illegal money lender, as a loan made without a licence is unenforceable, unless there is a validation order from the Office of Fair Trading.
Through enforcement action and awareness raising they aim to put an end to the crime and encourage people to celebrate the season without turning to an illegal money lender.
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Summary: A money lender is suspected of killing two young men who were found dead inside a vehicle in the Kesrouan area of Maameltein.