1. borrow

verb. ['ˈbɑːˌroʊ'] get temporarily.


  • acquire


  • reject
  • stay


  • borg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • borwen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Borrow

  • guinarou
  • tomorrow

How do you pronounce borrow?

Pronounce borrow as ˈbɑˌroʊ.

US - How to pronounce borrow in American English

UK - How to pronounce borrow in British English

How to spell borrow? Is it borro? Or borow? Common misspellings are:

  • borro
  • borow

Sentences with borrow

1. Verb, base form
You can borrow and repay money freely during this time.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
A loan-to-value ratio compares the amount you borrow to your home's value.

Quotes about borrow

1. Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.
- Igor Stravinsky

2. Would you like to borrow a pair of my panties to wave around at the next Council meeting to get the point across?”His eyes flashed. “Got any to spare?” I could’ve picked somebody rational. But no, I had to fall in love with this arrogant idiot. Come to the Keep with me, be my princess. Mourn me when your crazy dad kills me. Yeah, right.
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bleeds

3. I would never let anyone else borrow my heart if I know there’s a chance in hell you might want it back.
- Colleen Hoover, November 9

2. borrow

verb. ['ˈbɑːˌroʊ'] take up and practice as one's own.


  • take up
  • have
  • accept
  • take over
  • take


  • leave office
  • give
  • abstain
  • stand still


  • borg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • borwen (Middle English (1100-1500))