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Borrow Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • get temporarily; "May I borrow your lawn mower?"
  • take up and practice as one''s own

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Borrow'


  • Borrow: Borrow or borrowing can mean: to receive (something) from somebody temporarily, expecting to return it. In finance, monetary debt ...
  • Borrow pit: A borrow pit, also known as a sand box, is a term used in construction and civil engineering . at another location Borrow pits can be found ...
  • George Borrow: George Henry Borrow (5 July 1803 – 26 July 1881) was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his experiences ...
  • Chester Borrows: Kerry James "Chester" Borrows (born 1957) is a New Zealand politician. Early years: Borrows initially worked as a police officer , and later ...

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* Acquaintance, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. - Ambrose Bierce

* To read means to borrow to create out of one's readings is paying off one's debts. - G. C. Lichtenberg

* We do not inherit the land, we borrow it from our children. - American Indian Proverb


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