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Overview of verb lend

The verb lend has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (7) lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring

(bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program")

2. (7) lend, loan

(give temporarily; let have for a limited time; "I will lend you my car"; "loan me some money")

3. (2) lend

(have certain characteristics of qualities for something; be open or vulnerable to; "This story would lend itself well to serialization on television"; "The current system lends itself to great abuse")

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