Synonyms of lend in English:

lend


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verb

1‘I'll lend you my towel’

SYNONYMS
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’

SYNONYMS
add, impart, give, bestow, confer, provide, grant, supply, furnish, accord, offer, contribute, afford, bring, donate
ANTONYMS

detract


Phrases

    lend itself to

    ‘the landscape does not lend itself to long-distance walking or riding’


    SYNONYMS
    be suitable for, be suited to, be appropriate for, be adaptable to, have the right characteristics for, be applicable for, be easily used for, be readily used for, be serviceable for
    lend a hand

    ‘an agricultural student who had come to lend a hand with the harvest’


    SYNONYMS
    help, help out, give a helping hand, assist, give assistance, aid, make a contribution, do someone a favour, take part, do one's bit
    cooperate
    informal pitch in, muck in, get stuck in, get involved
    lend an ear


    SYNONYMS
    listen, keep one's ears open, prick up one's ears
    pay attention, take notice, be attentive, attend, concentrate, heed, pay heed, give ear, give one's undivided attention
    informal be all ears, pin back one's ears
    archaic hearken