lending


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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.

lending

(ˈlɛndɪŋ)
n
the action of lending money
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lending - disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returnedlending - disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned
disposition, disposal - the act or means of getting rid of something
usury - the act of lending money at an exorbitant rate of interest
Translations

lending

[ˈlendɪŋ] CPD lending library Nbiblioteca f de préstamo
lending limit Nlímite m de crédito or de préstamos
lending policy Npolítica f crediticia or de préstamos
lending rate Ntipo m de interés sobre los préstamos

lending

[ˈlɛndɪŋ] nprêt mlending library nbibliothèque f de prêtlending rate ntaux m de prêt

lending

adj lending bankkreditierende Bank; lending businessKreditgeschäft nt; lending countryGläubigerland nt; lending policy (of bank etc)Kreditpolitik f

lending

:
lending library
lending rate
n(Darlehens)zinssatz m
lending rights
plVerleihrecht nt; (for author) → Anspruch mauf Leihbücherei-Tantiemen

lending

[ˈlɛndɪŋ] nprestito
References in classic literature ?
I say this only, that usury is a concessum propter duritiem cordis; for since there must be borrowing and lending, and men are so hard of heart, as they will not lend freely, usury must be permitted.
Malicorne kept the paternal money-chest; that is to say, that in those times of easy morals, he had made for himself, by following the example of his father, and lending at high interest for short terms, a revenue of eighteen hundred livres, without reckoning six hundred livres furnished by the generosity of the syndic, so that Malicorne was the king of the gay youth of Orleans, having two thousand four hundred livres to scatter, squander, and waste on follies of every kind.
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'Talks with Saudi Arabia regarding lending of oil have been finalised.
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