relend

verb
re·​lend | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈlend How to pronounce relend (audio) \
relent\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈlent How to pronounce relent (audio) \; relending

Definition of relend

transitive verb

: to lend (something) again The banks are also paying the states quite minimal rates for the use of their public monies, and turning around and relending this money … to the states and their citizens at much higher rates.— Ellen Brown

First Known Use of relend

1797, in the meaning defined above

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“Relend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/relend. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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