Translation of "lend" - English-French dictionary

lend

verb /lend/ (past tense, past participle lent /lent/)

to give (someone) the use of for a time

prêter
She had forgotten her umbrella so I lent her mine to go home with.

to give or add (a quality) to

donner
Desperation lent him strength.
lend itself to

to be suitable for or adapt easily to

(se) prêter à
The play lends itself to performance by children.
see also borrow.

(Translation of “lend” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)