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Overview of noun borrowing

The noun borrowing has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) borrowing, adoption

(the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source; "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent")

2. borrowing

(obtaining funds from a lender)

Overview of verb borrow

The verb borrow has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (16) borrow

(get temporarily; "May I borrow your lawn mower?")

2. (5) adopt, borrow, take over, take up

(take up and practice as one's own) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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