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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
borrow (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to receive with the implied or expressed intention of returning the same or an equivalent - borrow a book borrowed a dollar
b) to borrow (money) with the intention of returning the same plus interest
2.
a) to appropriate for one's own use - borrow a metaphor
b) - derive adopt
3.
to take (one) from a digit of the minuend in arithmetical subtraction in order to add as 10 to the digit holding the next lower place
4.
to adopt into one language from another
5.
intransitive verb
dialect - lend to borrow something
Borrow (biographical name)
George Henry 1803–1881 Eng. author
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
borrow (verb)
to take for one's own use (something originated by another)
SYNONIMS:
borrow, embrace, espouse, take on, take up
RELATED WORDS:
domesticate, naturalize; appropriate, arrogate, take over, usurp; absorb, assimilate, incorporate, quote; cherish, prize, treasure; cultivate, follow, heed, honor; use, utilize; bring up, foster, nurture, raise, rear; affect, assume, copy, imitate, pretend, put on, simulate
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abandon, forsake, give up, relinquish, surrender; abjure, abnegate, disown; reject, renounce, repudiate, spurn; discard, jettison, junk, throw away, throw out
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