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Overview of noun lending

The noun lending has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) lending, loaning

(disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned)


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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