prêter

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From Old French prester, from Latin praestāre, present active infinitive of praestō.

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prêter

  1. (transitive) to lend
    J'ai prêté ma télévision à Paul.
    I lent my television to Paul.
  2. (pronominal) to lend itself to (à)
  3. (pronominal) to go along with (à)
    Il ne vouait pas se prêter à leurs manœuvres.
    He didn't want to go along (or have anything to do) with their schemes.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French prester, from Latin praestō, praestāre.

Verb[edit]

prêter (gerund prêt'tie)

  1. (Jersey, transitive) to lend

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