1. (trans.) to permit the use of (something) with the expectation of return of the same or an equivalent
2. to provide (money) temporarily, often at interest
3. (intr.) to provide loans, especially as a profession
4. (trans.) to impart or contribute (something, especially some abstract quality)
5. (trans.) to provide, especially in order to assist or support.
Lend me words
And I shall endeavour
To treat them kindly