before 900;Middle Englishlenden, variant (orig. past tense) of lenen,Old Englishlǣnan (cognate with Dutchlenen,Germanlehnen,Old Norselāna), derivative of lǣn loan; cognate with GermanLehnen,Old Norselān. See loan1
interlend, verb, interlent, interlending.
overlend, verb, overlent, overlending.
relend, verb (used with object), relent, relending.
O.E. lænan "to lend," from læn "loan" (see loan). Cognate with Du. lenen, O.H.G. lehanon, Ger. lehnen, also verbs derived from nouns. Past tense form, with terminal -d, became principal form in M.E. on analogy of bend, send, etc.