French translation of 'lending'
Example Sentences Including 'lending'
Sonia walked very fast, her suspense and anger lending lightness to her walk.Gwendolen
Touchstone must have thought so, too, because he took her hand, lending support.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Coastal ships docking at our town's minuscule port take turns lending Jill nautical manpower.The Tartan Ringers
Trends of 'lending'
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- [money, possessions]
prêterto lend sth to sb or to lend sb sthsee also hand
prêter qch à qn
⇒ I can lend you some money.
Je peux te prêter de l'argent.
- (= add)
to lend dignity to sth
conférer de la dignité à qch
⇒ The uniforms lent a certain dignity to the ceremony.
Les uniformes conféraient une certaine dignité à la cérémonie.to lend credence to sth
ajouter foi à qch
⇒ Empirical studies lend credence to his ideas.
Des études empiriques ajoutent foi à ses idées.to lend one's support to sth
apporter son soutien à qch
it lends itself to ...
cela se prête bien à ...problems which do not lend themselves to simple solutions
des problèmes qui ne se prêtent pas bien à des solutions simples
Example Sentences Including 'lend'
Not long enough, though, for his silence to lend credence to her statement.The Scar
Marijke had kept her posted about everyone else's activities, and she'd been frustrated at her inability to lend a hand.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Find some schmuck and lend him twelve million at twenty per cent.Final Resort
Translation of lending from the Collins English to French Dictionary