Definition of lend weight/credence/credibility
: to make something seem true or correct —usually + to A growing amount of evidence lends weight/credence/credibility to their theory.
Word by Word Definitions
: to give for temporary use on condition that the same or its equivalent be returned
: to put at another's temporary disposal
: to let out (money) for temporary use on condition of repayment with interest
: to oppress with a burden
: to load or make heavy with or as if with a weight
: to increase in heaviness by adding an ingredient
: mental acceptance as true or real
: the quality or power of inspiring belief
: capacity for belief
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