Definition of Lending

1. Noun. Disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned.

Exact synonyms: Loaning
Generic synonyms: Disposal, Disposition
Specialized synonyms: Usury



Definition of Lending

1. n. The act of one who lends.

Definition of Lending

1. Adjective. That lends. ¹

2. Noun. Action of the verb ''to lend''. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of lend) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lending

1. lend [v] - See also: lend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lending

lend
lend-lease
lend a hand
lend a helping hand
lend an ear
lend itself to
lend oneself
lendable
lende
lended
lendee
lendees
lender
lenders
lendeth
lending (current term)
lending a hand
lending an ear
lending hand
lending hands
lending institution
lending library
lendings
lends
lends a hand
lends an ear
lene
lenes
leng
lenged

Literary usage of Lending

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Great Depression, 1929-1938: Lessons for the 1980s by Christian Saint-Etienne (1984)
"Recently the World Bank introduced a program of structural adjustment lending (SAL); various interest rates are charged. The resources of these institutions ..."

2. A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins by Johann Beckmann (1846)
"lending AND PAWNBROKING. IT appears singular to us at present that it should have been once considered unlawful to receive interest for lent money; ..."

3. Oecd Economic Surveys: Russian Federation by Oecd (2006)
"Real credit growth and real lending rate Per cent s' 20 15 10 5 0 Real credit 3 month MA, yoy growth Real lending rate1 (right scale) -5 Real personal loans ..."

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