lent definition

  • verb:
    • Past tight and past participle of lend.
    • Simple past tense and past participle of lend.
  • others:
    • imp. & p. p. of lend.
    • Slow; gentle; mild.
    • In songs, just like lento.
  • noun:
    • A fast of forty days, beginning with Ash Wednesday and continuing till Easter, observed by some Christian churches as commemorative associated with fast of your Savior.
    • a yearly quick of forty days, you start with Ash Wednesday and continuing till Easter, noticed from really very early times into the Christian church, in commemoration of Christ's forty days' fast (Mat. iv. 2), and as a season of unique penitence and preparation the Easter feast.
    • Preterit and past participle of lend.
    • A suffix in a few adjectives of Latin beginning, as flatulent, pestilent, pulverulent, turbulent, vinolent, violent, virulent, etc. It isn't utilized in new English formations.
    • a time period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
  • adjective:
    • Slow; mild; gentle.
    • See Lento.

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