lend

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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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It is a broad-based industry organisation to which Whitehall lends an ear.
Jake lends an ear to Victor's schemes, and puts his proposals for a conference centre and golf course to Kate and Mark - without revealing his plans to demolish the hotel.
CROSSROADS: Jake lends an ear to Victor's schemes, and puts his proposals for a conference centre and golf course to Kate and Mark - without revealing his plans to demolish the hotel.