Synonyms of lend in English:



  • 1 I'll lend you my towel
    loan, give someone the loan of, let someone use, let someone have the use of; advance
    British informal sub
    [Antonyms] borrow, withhold
  • 2 these examples lend weight to his assertions
    add, impart, give, bestow, confer, provide, grant, supply, furnish, accord, offer, contribute, afford, bring, donate
    [Antonyms] detract
  • Phrases

    lend an ear

    listenkeep one's ears openprick up one's earspay attentiontake noticebe attentiveattendconcentrateheedpay heedgive eargive one's undivided attention informalbe all earspin back one's ears archaichearken

    lend a hand

    an agricultural student who had come to lend a hand with the harvesthelphelp outgive a helping handassistgive assistanceaidmake a contributiondo someone a favourtake partdo one's bitcooperate informalpitch inmuck inget stuck inget involved

    lend itself to

    the landscape does not lend itself to long-distance walking or ridingbe suitable forbe suited tobe appropriate forbe adaptable tohave the right characteristics forbe applicable forbe easily used forbe readily used forbe serviceable for

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