lend verb definition in Buying a home topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Buying a home topic
[transitive, intransitive] (of a bank or financial institution) to give money to somebody on condition that they pay it back over a period of time and pay interest on it lend (something) (to somebody) The bank refused to lend the money to us. lend somebody something They refused to lend us the money.