English Vietnamese dictionary
lend /end/ (lent) /lent/
- ngoại động từ
- cho vay, cho mượn
- to lend money at interest: cho vay lãi
- thêm phần, thêm vào
- to lend enchantment to...: thêm vẻ huyền diệu cho...
- to lend oribability to a story: làm chi câu chuyện thêm dễ tin
- to lend assistance (aid) to
- giúp đỡ
- to lend countanance to somebody
- (xem) countenence
- to lend an ear
- (xem) ear
- to lend itself to
- thích hợp với, có thể dùng làm
- to lend a [helping] hand to someone
- giúp đỡ ai một tay
- to lend oneself to
- thích ứng với, thích nghi với; phụ hoạ theo
- tận lực vì, dốc tâm dốc sức vào
- cho vay, cho mượn
Advanced English dictionary
1 ~ (out) sth (to sb)
~ (sb) sth to give sth to sb or allow them to use sth that belongs to you, which they have to return to you later: [VN, VNN] I've lent the car to a friend. + Can you lend me your car this evening? + [VNN] Has he returned that book you lent him? - BORROW
2 ~ sth (to sb)
~ (sb) sth (of a bank or financial institution) to give money to sb on condition that they pay it back over a period of time and pay interest on it: [VN, VNN] The bank refused to lend the money to us. + They refused to lend us the money. [also V]
3 ~ sth (to sb/sth)
~ (sb/sth) sth (written) to give a particular quality to a person or a situation: [VN] The setting sun lent an air of melancholy to the scene. + [VNN] Her presence lent the occasion a certain dignity.
4 ~ sth (to sb/sth)
~ (sb/sth) sth to give or provide help, support, etc: [VN] I was more than happy to lend my support to such a good cause. + [VNN] He came along to lend me moral support.
Idioms: lend an ear (to sb/sth) to listen in a patient and sympathetic way to sb
lend (sb) a (helping) hand (with sth) (informal) to help sb with sth: I went over to see if I could lend a hand.
lend your name to sth (formal)
1 to let it be known in public that you support or agree with sth: I am more than happy to lend my name to this campaign.
2 to have a place named after you
lend support, weight, credence, etc. to sth to make sth seem more likely to be true or genuine: This latest evidence lends support to her theory.
more at HELP v.
Phrasal Verbs: lend itself to sth to be suitable for sth: Her voice doesn't really lend itself well to blues singing.
1 make a loan of, loan, advance:
The bank agreed to lend me the money for a boat.
2 impart, furnish, bestow, give, confer, contribute, add:
The silk scarf lends cachet to the whole outfit.
3 lend itself to. suit, fit, be fitted or appropriate or suitable (to or for), be applicable or adaptable (to or for):
The book lends itself well to film adaptation.
She very kindly lent me her bicycle.
VERB + LEND
be prepared to, be willing to | refuse to, be unwilling to
The bank was unwilling to lend him the money.
| persuade sb to
I've lent my car to George for the weekend.
Concise English dictionary
+bestow a quality on
+give temporarily; let have for a limited time
+have certain characteristics of qualities for something; be open or vulnerable to