Lend


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Lend

To provide money temporarily on the condition that it or its equivalent will be returned, often with an interest fee.
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Since the government was assuming the risk anyway--and since the maze of banks and guaranty agencies had proven to be a nightmare of waste and abuse--why not lend money directly from the federal Treasury?
Under such conditions, all lenders might simply lend less, and none would have to leave the market.