French translation of 'lent'
past tense of verb, past participle of verb
- of lend
Example Sentences Including 'lent'
Yet it was a fact that she made him more than he was, lent him her strength to graft on to his own.Dansville
Galekeep will be shuttered, though our Lady Queen has lent Civil staff and a steward to maintain the place in his absence.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Perhaps her father's recent death lent her a sympathetic audience.The Ambassador's Women
Trends of 'lent'
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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
'lent' in Other Languages
- Arabic: الصَوْمُ الكَبِيرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: quaresma
- Chinese: 大斋节
- Croatian: korizma
- Czech: půst před velikonocemi
- Danish: faste
- Dutch: Vasten
- European Spanish: Cuaresma
- Finnish: paastonaika
- French: Carême
- German: Fastenzeit
- Greek: Μεγάλη Σαρακοστή
- Italian: Quaresima
- Japanese: 四旬節
- Korean: 사순절
- Norwegian: faste
- Polish: Wielki Post
- Portuguese: Quaresma
- Romanian: postul Paștelui
- Russian: Великий пост
- Spanish: Cuaresma
- Swedish: fastan
- Thai: ฤดูถือบวชโดยอดอาหารประจำปีก่อนวันอีสเตอร์ของชาวคริสต์
- Turkish: 40 günlük Paskalya dönemi
- Ukrainian: піст
- Vietnamese: Tuần ăn chay
Translation of lent from the Collins English to French Dictionary