Definition of 'lend'
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Lenders are also cutting the amount they will lend to landlords. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Investors lend money to a company in return for a fixed income over a set number of years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He would lend them money to keep on writing, if necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For a bank to lend to the housebuilder, it has to set aside a lot of capital. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We help people who have the income yet their choices are limited because bank lending criteria excludes those who are self-employed or older. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But his desire to get big banks back into that lending game runs into his boss's flirtation with forcing banks to divest themselves of those businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It used to lend a higher income multiple to those fixing for five years or more. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The same banks often refuse to lend to these firms. The Sun (2012)Why would anyone pay a bank for the privilege of lending it money? Times, Sunday Times (2013)She felt his hand tighten upon her arm lending her support. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThere was talk of a credit crunch as the banks reined back lending. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The aim was to reduce the cost and boost the amount of lending in the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He also said that bank lending fragility could still weigh heavily. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The banks and building societies willing to lend often have very similar deals. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her friends from the club had come to lend their support. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The two banks have cut back drastically on lending to large companies since their bailouts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is happy to lend his support. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Skipton has scaled back mortgage lending dramatically. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Just like lending between the banks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It used to lend up to 75% of the valuation price. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If the monthly rental is quite low, the lender will restrict the amount it will lend. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In India it is used to politicians lending a hand. Times, Sunday Times (2008)People who lend often buy our products, and they tell family and friends. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Flower heads and a short amount of stalk lend a subtle elegance to pears poached in white wine with honey and lemon juice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The bank added that lending 8.9 times income is highly unusual. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The flowers were once used to lend colour to butter, though in fact the plant is poisonous. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I am delighted and proud to lend my support. The Sun (2008)One reason for the increased competition is that providers are increasingly reliant on using savers' money to fund lending. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'lend'
British English: lend /lɛnd/ VERB
When people or organizations such as banks lend you money, they give it to you and you agree to pay it back at a future date, often with an extra amount as interest.
I lent him some money to take his children to the cinema.
- American English: lend
- Arabic: يُقْرِضُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: emprestar
- Chinese: 借给
- Croatian: posuditi
- Czech: půjčit
- Danish: låne
- Dutch: uitlenen
- European Spanish: prestar
- Finnish: lainata jollekulle
- French: prêter
- German: verleihen
- Greek: δανείζω
- Italian: prestare
- Japanese: 貸す
- Korean: 빌려주다
- Norwegian: låne bort
- Polish: pożyczyć
- European Portuguese: emprestar
- Romanian: a da cu împrumut
- Russian: давать взаймы
- Spanish: prestar
- Swedish: låna ut
- Thai: ให้ยืม
- Turkish: ödünç vermek
- Ukrainian: позичати
- Vietnamese: cho mượn
Definition of lend from the Collins English Dictionary
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