HyperDic: borrow

English > 2 senses of the word borrow:
VERBpossessionborrowget temporarily
possessionborrow, adopt, take over, take uptake up and practice as one's own
borrow > pronunciation
Soundsbaa'row.
RhymesAfro ... zero: 75 rhymes with row...
English > borrow: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGet temporarily.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Example"May I borrow your lawn mower?"
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Oppositelend, loanGive temporarily
Spanishadoptar, emprestar, tomar prestado
Catalanmanllevar
Nounsborrowersomeone who receives something on the promise to return it or its equivalent
English > borrow: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningtake up and practice as one's own.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymsadopt, take over, take up
Broaderaccept, take, haveReceive willingly something given or offered
Spanishadoptar, apropiarse
Catalanadoptar, apropiar-se, manllevar

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