lend itself to

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of lend itself to

: to be good or suitable for (a purpose)
  • Her voice lends itself well to (singing) opera.
  • The topics lend themselves to classroom discussion.

Word by Word Definitions

lend play
  1. : to give for temporary use on condition that the same or its equivalent be returned

  2. : to put at another's temporary disposal

  3. : to let out (money) for temporary use on condition of repayment with interest

itself play
  1. : that identical one — compare it 1

  2. : its normal, healthy, or sane condition


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