Synonyms of lend in English:

lend


See definition of lend

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 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

    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 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