What does the word lent mean?

Usage examples for lent

  1. Money had been lent for the purchase of material, but this he was expected to repay. – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  2. Fortunately V. had an extra tent, which he lent us. – African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White
  3. For their food they decided to run up a bill at the store; but every day each fresh cook would have to be paid, and every day her wages would have to be lent by Annalise. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim