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borrow

bor·row

borrow

 
pronunciation:
ba ro [or] baw ro
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part of speech: verb
inflections: borrowed, borrowing, borrows
definition 1: to take with the promise to return or replace.
May I borrow your book for a few days?
similar words:
float, pawn, raise, touch
definition 2: to take and use as one's own.
She borrowed her older sister's style of dressing.
synonyms:
adopt
similar words:
lift, use
derivation: borrower (n.)
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