verb Chiefly British.
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Example sentences from the Web for leant
It has now leant its name to a shadowy cabal known within the German meat-processing industry as the Atlantic group.
In 2009, the bank leant $17.9 million to Krasnaya Polyana, OJSC, but the price-tag on this, too, kept increasing.
Almost 50 nations signed on to the so-called “coalition of the willing” and leant at least some small degree of support.
While many of these may have allowed Salt to blend in, they also leant a certain fashion cred to her style.
The Biennale is always quite intense and feverish, but that heat leant an extra intensity, leant a few extra degrees to the fever.
He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
The old man, grizzled, tanned and seamed, leant weakly against the parapet.
Aristide, aglow with a sudden impudent inspiration, leant across the marble table.
Haggard leant from the window, waving his hand; his wife gazed after the vanishing train, standing like Niobe, dissolved in tears.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
His cousin amused, stimulated her beyond anything Tom could offer; she sought protection from him, leant upon him.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood