give temporarily; let have for a limited time; "I will lend you my car"; "loan me some money"
bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"
have certain characteristics of qualities for something; be open or vulnerable to; "This story would lend itself well to serialization on television"; "The current system lends itself to great abuse"
Allow to borrow
move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
the course along which a person has walked or is walking in; "I followed in his steps"; "he retraced his steps"; "his steps turned toward home"
shift or move by taking a step; "step back"
a solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed
put down or press the foot, place the foot; "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"; "step on the brake"
a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface; "the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window"
walk a short distance to a specified place or in a specified manner; "step over to the blackboard"
a musical interval of two semitones
move with one's feet in a specific manner; "step lively"
the sound of a step of someone walking; "he heard footsteps on the porch"
furnish with steps; "The architect wants to step the terrace"
the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from th