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loan

2 verb
     
loan2 [transitive]
1 American English to lend someone something, especially money
loan somebody something
Can you loan me $5?
Jeff's loaned us his car for the weekend.
2 also loan out British English to lend something valuable to someone:
The National Library has loaned several manuscripts.
loan something to somebody/something
Two of the steam trains have been loaned to other railways.

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