lend oneself to

accommodate or adapt oneself to.
lend

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  • lend oneself to — To adapt oneself to • • • Main Entry: ↑lend …   Useful english dictionary

  • lend oneself to — index cooperate, espouse, involve (participate), partake Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lend oneself to —    If you lend yourself to something, you approve of it or become associated with it.     No decent father would lend himself to violent behaviour …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • lend oneself to — {v. phr.} To give help or approval to; encourage; assist. * /Alice wouldn t lend herself to the plot to hide the teacher s chalk./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lend oneself to — {v. phr.} To give help or approval to; encourage; assist. * /Alice wouldn t lend herself to the plot to hide the teacher s chalk./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lend\ oneself\ to — v. phr. To give help or approval to; encourage; assist. Alice wouldn t lend herself to the plot to hide the teacher s chalk …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lend oneself to — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. agree to, consent, give support to; see agree …   English dictionary for students

  • lend oneself — verb be applicable to; as to an analysis (Freq. 1) This theory lends itself well to our new data • Syn: ↑apply • Ant: ↑defy • Derivationally related forms: ↑applicative ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • lend — ► VERB (past and past part. lent) 1) grant to (someone) the use of (something) on the understanding that it shall be returned. 2) allow (someone) the use of (a sum of money) under an agreement to pay it back later, typically with interest. 3)… …   English terms dictionary

  • lend — [lend] vt. lent, lending [< ME lenen (with unhistoric d < pt.) < OE lænan < læn, a LOAN] 1. to let another use or have (a thing) temporarily and on condition that it, or the equivalent, be returned: opposed to BORROW 2. to let out… …   English World dictionary

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