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Webster 1913 Edition


Lender

Lend′er

(-ẽr)
,
Noun.
One who lends.
The borrower is servant to the
lender
.
Prov. xxii. 7.

Webster 1828 Edition


Lender

LEND'ER

, n.
1.
One who lends.
The borrower is servant to the lender. Prov. 22.
2.
One who makes a trade of putting money to interest.

Definition 2021


lender

lender

English

Noun

lender (plural lenders)

  1. One who lends, especially money.
    • Shakespeare, Hamlet, circa 1602, Act 1 scene 3, Polonius speaks
      "Neither a borrower nor a lender be:
      For loan oft loses both itself and friend;
      And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry."
    • 2013 June 1, End of the peer show”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8838, page 71:
      Finance is seldom romantic. But the idea of peer-to-peer lending comes close. This is an industry that brings together individual savers and lenders on online platforms. Those that want to borrow are matched with those that want to lend.

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