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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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While one positive aspect of this approach is that it lends itself to positions other than middle C, therein also lies the problem.
Besides the fact that the process lends itself to automation, another compelling argument in favor of planar waveguide is that the component architecture also lends itself to batch processing.
The technique Kalberer has developed for his structures is very simple and easy to learn: a living willow cabin lends itself equally to use as car port or summer house or children's playhouse.
No doubt, at times the lavish sets and costumes of Santo Loquasto tend to overwhelm the dance, but the piece lends itself well to spectacle.
Indeed, the New World was a decadent place from its beginning--it had no tradition against which to measure the authenticity of the new, which is why it lends itself to Modernist absurdity.
The self-assessment process lends itself more readily to an administrative review, although a technical review should not be ruled out.
Among the advantages of the system, according to Reed and Jones, are "alloy homogenization and flexibility, coupled with a nonceramic crucible, lends itself extremely well to the production of rather exotic alloys such as titanium aluminides, nitinol shape memory alloys and various other reactive metals.
Cooper Bussmann's market-leading product portfolio lends itself to Avnet Electronics Marketing's worldwide customer-focused strategy, further strengthening our solutions-selling approach," said Tom McCartney, senior vice president IP&E business development, Avnet Electronics Marketing worldwide.
Such a poem naturally lends itself to a mature audience, but this is not to say that less weathered readers won't enjoy the witty musings found in Christian Langworthy's poem "Why I Look At Girls": "I look at girls as an act of escapism / While reading books at Barnes & Noble / On the death of poetry.
The puzzles are presented in a print-handwritten style script with diagrams, one that readily lends itself to immediate absorption more quickly than a standard typeface.
He added that the facility lends itself to a variety of uses, including office, research and a possible residential conversion.
In a nutshell: A deceptively clever whodunit in which the locale lends itself ideally to the story's elegantly brooding atmosphere.