Synonyms of lend
1 loanDictionary • I lent him ten pounds to go to the pictures.
loan • They asked us to loan our boat to them.
advance • I advanced him some money, which he promised to repay.
sub (British, informal)
accommodate one with
2 giveDictionary • He attended the news conference to lend his support.
give • This recipe was given to me years ago.
provide • The summit will provide an opportunity for discussions on the crisis.
present • The queen presented the prizes to the winning captain.
supply • an agreement not to supply chemical weapons to these countries
grant • France has agreed to grant him political asylum.
afford • The room afforded fine views of the city.
contribute • They say they would like to contribute more to charity.
furnish • They'll be able to furnish you with the details.
confer • An honorary degree was conferred on him by Newcastle University in 1976.
bestow • The Queen has bestowed a knighthood on him.
impart • She managed to impart great elegance to the dress she wore.
PHRASAL VERB:▷ lend itself to something
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advanceIf you advance someone a sum of money, you lend it to them, or pay it to them earlier than arranged.
• I advanced him some money, which he promised to repay.
• The room afforded fine views of the city.
bestowTo bestow something on someone means to give or present it to them.
• The Queen has bestowed a knighthood on him.
Thesaurus for lend from the Collins English Thesaurus
to permit the use of (something) with the expectation of return of the same or an equivalent