Translation of "lend" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /lend/ us /lend/ past tense and past participle lent

A2 to give something to someone for a period of time

I lent / my bike to Sara.
She lent me her car for the weekend.

If a bank lends money, it gives money to someone who then pays the money back in small amounts over a period.


(Translation of “lend” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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

dar, dotar de
Desperation lent him strength.
lend itself to phrasal verb

to be suitable for or adapt easily to

prestarse a algo
The play lends itself to performance by children.
see also borrow.

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