Synonyms for lend
- lay on one
- loan shark
Antonyms for lend
- take away
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEND
The first thing I am going to do is to catch some fish, if you'll lend me your boat.
But he cannot lend you the money, nor can he get the amount you want until to-morrow afternoon.
If you don't like my price, I'll lend you the knife the next time, and you can let your wife attend to you.
She can't go out in those; I shall have to lend her something.
In fact, the stick seemed to be alive in his hand, and to lend some of its life to Perseus.
I didn't like to ask Mrs. Townley to lend her husband's to me!
Laura has lost her tippet; I lend her mine, an' she kind o' blushes.
What a wretch must I be, if, for one moment only, I could lend an ear to such a proposal as this!
Lend a hand, Duffer, and we'll give him to the Nubians the girls have brought.
"No, I'm going to ask Max to lend me his rifle," replied Bandy-legs.
late 14c., from Old English lænan "to lend," from læn "loan" (see loan). Cognate with Dutch lenen, Old High German lehanon, German lehnen, also verbs derived from nouns. Past tense form, with terminal -d, became the principal form in Middle English on analogy of bend, send, etc.