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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
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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.
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