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    lend

    lend - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lend

    Definition
    (verb) bestow a quality on
    Synonyms : add , bestow , bring , contribute , impart
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) give temporarily; let have for a limited time
    Synonyms : loan
    Example Sentence
    • I will lend you my car
    • loan me some money
    Definition
    (verb) have certain characteristics of qualities for something; be open or vulnerable to
    Example Sentence
    • This story would lend itself well to serialization on television
    • The current system lends itself to great abuse
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