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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

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  • Borrow: the use of borrowed chords In construction, borrow pit Borrow, Iran, a village in Fars Province David Borrow, British politician George Borrow, English
  • Thomas and Ann Borrow: Thomas Borrow and Ann Borrow are two paintings by Joseph Wright of Derby. Thomas Borrow was the eldest son to Isaac and Honor Borrow and was born in 3
  • Borrow pit: a borrow pit, also known as a sand box, is an area where material (usually soil, gravel or sand) has been dug for use at another location. Borrow pits
  • Beg, Steal or Borrow: For the 2010 song, see Beg, Steal or Borrow (Ray LaMontagne song). "Beg, Steal or Borrow" was the British entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1972, performed
  • George Borrow: George Henry Borrow (5 July 1803 – 26 July 1881) was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his experiences traveling around Europe
  • Beg, Borrow and Steal: Beg, Borrow and Steal may refer to the 1962 song "Beg, Borrow and Steal" by Vernon Harrell (a B-side) the 1968 song "Beg, Borrow and Steal" by Ohio Express
  • David Borrow: template Infobox officeholder is being considered for merging. › David Stanley Borrow (born 2 August 1952) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member
  • Borrow Beck: Borrow Beck is a stream in Cumbria, England on the eastern edge of the English Lake District. Rising at Borrowdale Moss near Lord's Seat, the beck runs
  • Beg, Steal or Borrow (Ray LaMontagne song): "Beg, Steal or Borrow" is the lead single of the album God Willin' and the Creek Don't Rise by American folk singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne and his backing
  • Can I Borrow a Dollar?: Can I Borrow a Dollar? is the 1992 debut album by Chicago rapper Common, (then known as Common Sense), released in the United States on October 6, 1992

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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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