lend itself to

Adapt to, be suitable for. For example, The Bible lends itself to numerous interpretations, or This plot of land lends itself to a variety of uses. [Mid-1800s]


Nearby words

  1. lenclos,
  2. lenclos, ninon de,
  3. lend,
  4. lend a hand,
  5. lend color to,
  6. lend one's ear,
  7. lend-lease,
  8. lendable,
  9. lender,
  10. lender of last resort

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