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1. lend

verb. ['ˈlɛnd'] bestow a quality on.

Synonyms

  • throw in
  • tinsel
  • factor
  • instill
  • transfuse
  • bring
  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • bestow
  • contribute
  • add

Antonyms

  • go
  • take away
  • repel
  • deconcentrate

Etymology

  • lende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lendenu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Lend

  • overextend
  • comprehend
  • condescend
  • transcend
  • recommend
  • landsend
  • apprehend
  • suspend
  • reoffend
  • pretend
  • portend
  • misspend
  • extend
  • expend
  • echemende
  • distend
  • contend
  • befriend
  • yearend
  • unbend
  • intend
  • impend
  • descend
  • depend
  • defend
  • commend
  • backend
  • trend
  • spend
  • offend

How do you pronounce lend?

Pronounce lend as lɛnd.

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Sentences with lend


1. Verb, base form
•An actor may license her likeness for a doll or lend her name to a line of jewelry.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Lactobacilli are best known for the pleasant sour taste they lend cheeses like Emmental and foods like yoghurt.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The personalities heading the team lend credibility and a high profile to the effort.

Quotes about lend


1. I lend people money, but I'd never lend something that would jeopardise a friendship if I didn't get it back.
- Paloma Faith

2. Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have lent me.
- Anatole France

3. A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
- Robert Frost

2. lease-lend

noun. the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause.

Synonyms

  • lend-lease
  • transfer

Antonyms

  • export
  • import
  • download

3. lend-lease

noun. the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause.

Synonyms

  • lease-lend
  • transfer

Antonyms

  • export
  • import
  • download

4. lend

verb. ['ˈlɛnd'] give temporarily; let have for a limited time.

Synonyms

  • trust
  • loan
  • give
  • rent out
  • hire out
  • advance

Antonyms

  • borrow
  • disinherit
  • enter
  • unweave

Etymology

  • lende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lendenu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. lend

verb. ['ˈlɛnd'] have certain characteristics of qualities for something; be open or vulnerable to.

Antonyms

  • enable

Etymology

  • lende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lendenu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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