1. borrower

noun. ['ˈbɑːroʊɝ'] someone who receives something on the promise to return it or its equivalent.


  • recipient
  • receiver


  • pawnbroker
  • moneylender
  • investor

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Words that Rhyme with Borrower

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How do you pronounce borrower?

Pronounce borrower as ˈbɑroʊər.

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Example sentences of the word borrower

1. Noun, singular or mass
At the point of foreclosure, the home is no longer owned by the borrower but by the bank.

2. Adjective, comparative
USDA lenders know the qualifying guidelines for borrower** income, assets, credit and property criteria.

Quotes containing the word borrower

1. Shakespeare vs. Keynesian Economics {Couplet} If 'Neither a lender nor a borrower be',investments would dry up, economies stagnate,and off to the poorhouse go you and me.
- Beryl Dov