Translation of "lend" - English-German dictionary


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

to give (someone) the use of for a time

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

to give or add (a quality) to

Desperation lent him strength.
lend itself to

to be suitable for or adapt easily to

sich eignen für
The play lends itself to performance by children.
see also borrow.

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