Definitions and translations for "borrow"

Definition of borrow

Pronunciation
Verb
1. To receive (something) from somebody temporarily, expecting to return it.
2. To adopt (an idea) as one's own.
To borrow the style, manner, or opinions of another
3. To adopt a word from another language.
4. In a subtraction, to deduct (one) from a digit of the minuend and add ten to the following digit, in order that the subtraction of a larger digit in the subtrahend from the digit in the minuend to which ten is added gives a positive result.
5. To lend.
6. To temporarily obtain (something) for (someone).
7. To feign or counterfeit.
Noun
8. Deviation of the path of a rolling ball from a straight line; slope; slant.
This putt has a big left-to right borrow on it.
© Wordnet 3.1 & Wiktionary - Combined dictionary for best results.

English - English - borrow

Pronunciation
v. take on loan; copy; steal

English - Spanish - borrow

Pronunciation
v. pedir prestado, emprestar, tomar prestado

English - French - borrow

Pronunciation
v. emprunter, prendre un prêt; emprunter à, copier, voler (une idée), prendre

English - German - borrow

Pronunciation
v. borgen, ausleihen; übernehmen; stehlen

English - Indonesian - borrow

Pronunciation
v. meminjam, pinjam, mengebon

English - Italian - borrow

Pronunciation
v. prendere in prestito; attingere; (Ling) mutuare

English - Polish - borrow

Pronunciation
v. pożyczyć, zapożyczać, wypożyczać, pożyczać, zapożyczyć, wypożyczyć

English - Portuguese - borrow

Pronunciation
v. tomar emprestado; copiar; apropriar-se

English - Romanian - borrow

Pronunciation
v. lua cu împrumut de la

English - Russian - borrow

Pronunciation
г. занимать, брать на время, заимствовать, брать взаймы, брать в долг

English - Turkish - borrow

Pronunciation
f. ödünç almak, borç almak, alıntı yapmak, almak

English - Ukrainian - borrow

Pronunciation
n. застава, порука, поручитель, позичання
v. позичати, красти, викупляти, запозичувати

English - Dutch - borrow

Pronunciation
ww. lenen; ontlenen; copiëren; stelen

English - Greek - borrow

Pronunciation
ρήμ. δανείζομαι

English - Arabic - borrow

Pronunciation
‏إقتباس‏
‏إستعار، أعار، إستدان، إقتبس‏

English - Chinese - borrow

Pronunciation
(动) 借, 借入; 借用; 擅自取走; 采用; 借

English - Chinese - borrow

Pronunciation
(動) 借, 借入; 借用; 擅自取走; 採用; 借

English - Hindi - borrow

Pronunciation
n. उधार
v. उधार लेना

English - Japanese - borrow

Pronunciation
(動) 借りる, 借用する; 借金する

English - Korean - borrow

Pronunciation
동. 빌다, 꾸어오다,차입하다, 차용하다; 남의 문구 또는 문체등을 빌어쓰다, 베끼다; 훔치다

English - Vietnamese - borrow

Pronunciation
v. vay, mượn
Dictionary Extension
Share this page
Synonyms for borrow
1. adopt: assume, appropriate
2. obtain the use of: obtain
Verb forms for borrow
Present participle: borrowing
Present: borrow (3.person: borrows)
Past: borrowed
Future: will borrow
Present conditional: would borrow
Present Perfect: have borrowed (3.person: has borrowed)
Past Perfect: had borrowed
Future Perfect: will have borrowed
Past conditional: would have borrowed