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Dictionary definition for: Lend

1. (v) bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company" "The music added a lot to the play" "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings" "This adds a light note to the program"

2. (v) give temporarily; let have for a limited time; "I will lend you my car" "loan me some money"

3. (v) have certain characteristics of qualities for something; be open or vulnerable to; "This story would lend itself well to serialization on television" "The current system lends itself to great abuse"

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