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Synonyms for borrowˈbɒr oʊ, ˈbɔr oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. borrow(verb)

    get temporarily

    Synonyms:
    adopt, take over, take up

    Antonyms:
    loan, lend

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

    take up and practice as one's own

    Synonyms:
    usurp, take in, suck up, seize on, resume, buy up, espouse, acquire, hook on, imbibe, suck in, lift out, sweep up, take, sorb, adopt, strike, borrow, assume, relieve, take over, scoop up, repeat, scoop, buy out, embrace, fasten on, arrogate, soak up, sop up, suck, follow, seize, start, dramatise, latch on, draw, accept, take on, absorb, dramatize, take up, scoop out, bear

    Antonyms:
    lend, loan

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. borrow(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    ask the loan of, take or receive as a loan

  2. borrow(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    take, appropriate, adopt, make use of

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List of paraphrases:

borrowing, lend, loan


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