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Verb lend has 3 senses
  1. lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring - 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"
    --1 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  2. lend, loan - give temporarily; let have for a limited time; "I will lend you my car"; "loan me some money"
    --2 is one way to give
    Antonyms: borrow
    Derived form: noun lender1
    Sample sentences:
    They lend cars to the tourists
    They lend the tourists their cars
  3. lend - 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"
    --3 is one way to
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
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