Definition of lender in English:

lender

noun

  • An organization or person that lends money.

    ‘a mortgage lender’
    • ‘Short term fixed rate mortgages were often sold at or just above the lender's own borrowing cost.’
    • ‘The client could run out of money and the lender could be left with a partially completed house.’
    • ‘Others admit they are afraid to take on private landlords or commercial mortgage lenders.’
    • ‘As a lender, a bank will have the usual right to bring a personal action against the debtor on his promise to repay.’
    • ‘But before you do that, take a look at what these mortgage lenders are offering now.’
    • ‘Banks and other lenders push payment insurance because it boosts their profits.’
    • ‘The company carries out administration work for the main national mortgage lenders.’
    • ‘A downturn in a lender's home market does not result in a drop in lending elsewhere.’
    • ‘You can either go direct to a lender or try a mortgage broker who will scour the market for you.’
    • ‘The decision to refuse credit will be made by the lenders, based on their own criteria.’
    • ‘An indemnity bond is a type of insurance that protects the lender from negative equity.’
    • ‘Ask the lender or broker to show you exactly how much the interest repayments will be in years one to five.’
    • ‘He was worrying for days while the money lenders came to the house to demand payment.’
    • ‘Basic laws of market economics require that lenders make their own estimates of risk.’
    • ‘Mortgage lenders have offered ever more competitive deals in a fierce fight for business.’
    • ‘Many of the High Street lenders offer guarantor mortgages on a right to buy.’
    • ‘This marks me out as the sort of customer that won't make lenders much money.’
    • ‘So, if you fail to make your mortgage payments, the lender can sell the house in order to get their money back.’
    • ‘You may be refused if the lender decides that you have too much outstanding credit.’
    • ‘The interest rate that the borrower is charged for the loan is the rate the last lender to supply money has agreed to lend at.’
    financial institution
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Pronunciation:

lender

/ˈlendər/