Lends vs Wends - What's the difference?

lends | wends |


As verbs the difference between lends and wends

is that lends is third-person singular of lend while wends is third-person singular of wend.

As nouns the difference between lends and wends

is that lends is loins while Wends is plural of Wend.

lends

English

Verb

(head)
  • (lend)
  • Noun

    (en-plural noun)
  • (obsolete) loins
  • (Wyclif)
    (Webster 1913)

    wends

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (wend)

  • wend

    English

    Verb

  • (obsolete) To turn; change.
  • To direct (one's way or course); pursue one's way; proceed upon some course or way.
  • We wended our weary way westward.
  • * Surrey
  • Great voyages to wend .
  • (obsolete) To turn; make a turn; go round; veer.
  • (Sir Walter Raleigh)
  • (obsolete) To pass away; disappear; depart; vanish.
  • Usage notes

    The modern past tense of (m) is (m). Originally it was (m), similarly to pairs such as (m)/(m), (m)/(m), (m)/(m), (m)/(m), or (m)/(m). However, (m) was long ago co-opted as the past tense of (m) (replacing (etyl) (m)) and using it as the past tense of (m) is now considered archaic.

    Synonyms

    * to betake oneself

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete, UK, legal) A large extent of ground; a perambulation; a circuit.
  • (Burrill)

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