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lend

verb accommodate with, advance, afford, aid, allow credit, assist, commodare, entrust, extend credit, furnish, furnish credit, give, give credit, give money over, grant, invest, loan, permit to borrow, provide, prooide with, put up the money, sign over, supply, supply aid, turn over
Associated concepts: lend credit, lend funds
See also: bestow, capitalize, finance, fund, invest, lease, let, loan, rent
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I was at an age when imagination lends its coloring to everything, and the stories of these Sinbads of the wilderness made the life of a trapper and fur trader perfect romance to me.
Some critics believe that her garden was the scene of The Decameron, which lends it an additional interest, does it not?
He lends me his rooms,' wailed Mr Morrison, 'so that I can be perfectly quiet and undisturbed while I write my novel, and, first thing I know, this music starts to arrive.
That they never take a man prisoner lends strength to the belief that the fate of the girls they steal is worse than death.
For a consideration, the Jewish money-changer lends the pilgrim one hundred dollars long enough for him to swear himself through, and then receives it back before the ship sails out of the harbor!
And the knowledge that we traverse the whole scale of being, from the centre to the poles of nature, and have some stake in every possibility, lends that sublime lustre to death, which philosophy and religion have too outwardly and literally striven to express in the popular doctrine of the immortality of the soul.
Just imagine-the general keeps his mother-but she lends him money
In fact," pursued Aramis, quietly, "a cardinal, prime minister of France, assisted by the favor and by the countenance of his Most Christian Majesty the King of France, a cardinal to whom the king his master lends the treasures of the state, his army, his counsel, such a man would be acting with twofold injustice in applying these mighty resources to France alone.
I could see no marks to guide me, but the carpet was of a dun colour, which lends itself very well to examination.
Daily life in a house where there are young and old is full of curious little ceremonies and pieties, which are discharged quite punctually, though the meaning of them is obscure, and a mystery has come to brood over them which lends even a superstitious charm to their performance.
Have clear-cut and handsome features; their eyes are well set and large, though a slight narrowness lends them a crafty appearance.
Brooke had gone into at one time, but that he was strikingly ready at seizing the points of the political situation, and dealing with them in that large spirit which, aided by adequate memory, lends itself to quotation and general effectiveness of treatment.