HyperDic: loan

English > 3 senses of the word loan:
NOUNpossessionloanthe temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
communicationloan, loanworda word borrowed from another language
VERBpossessionloan, lendgive temporarily
loan > pronunciation
Soundslow'n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > loan: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe temporary provision of money (usually at interest).
PartsprincipalThe original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
Narrowerbank loanA loan made by a bank
call loan, demand loanA loan that is repayable on demand
direct loanA loan by a lender to a customer without the use of a third party
home loan, home equity credit, home equity loan, equity credit lineA loan secured by equity value in the borrower's home
installment credit, installment loanA loan repaid with interest in equal periodic payments
participation loan, loan participation, participation financingA loan that is shared by a group of banks that join to make a loan too big for any one of them alone
personal loan, consumer loanA loan that establishes consumer credit that is granted for personal use
pointone percent of the total principal of a loan
real estate loan, mortgage loanA loan on real estate that is usually secured by a mortgage
time loanA loan that is payable on or before a specified date
Broaderdebtmoney or goods or services owed by one person to another
Spanishcrédito, empréstito, préstamo
Catalanpréstec
Verbsloangive temporarily
English > loan: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA word borrowed from another language; e.g. 'blitz / blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English.
Synonymloanword
NarrowerGallicismA word or phrase borrowed from French
LatinismA word or phrase borrowed from Latin
BroaderwordA unit of language that native speakers can identify
Spanishcalco, loanword, préstamo lingüístico, prestamo, préstamo
Catalanloanword, manlleu, préstec lingüístic, préstec
English > loan: 3 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGive temporarily; let have for a limited time.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey loan cars to the tourists; They loan the tourists their cars
Example "loan me some money"
Synonymlend
Narroweradvancepay in advance
hire out, rent out, farm outgrant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee
trustExtend credit / credit to
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
OppositeborrowGet temporarily
Spanishdejar, prestar
Catalandeixar, prestar
Nounsloanthe temporary provision of money (usually at interest)

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