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Synonyms for borrow

take on loan


Synonyms for borrow

get temporarily

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take up and practice as one's own

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We'd been up to Russian Peter's, to borrow a spade for Ambrosch.
They have to borrow the arms because they could not
And besides," I says, "we might borrow something worth having out of the captain's stateroom.
he cried, "I must e'en borrow your sword for the friend I have borrowed.
The power of creating new funds upon new objects of taxation, by its own authority, would enable the national government to borrow as far as its necessities might require.
Also, you say that you are in despair at the thought of being unable to help me in my illness, owing to the fact that you have sold everything which might have maintained me, and preserved me in sickness, as well as that you have borrowed as much as it is possible for you to borrow, and are daily experiencing unpleasantness with your landlady.
Against staying longer, however, Elizabeth was positively resolved-- nor did she much expect it would be asked; and fearful, on the contrary, as being considered as intruding themselves needlessly long, she urged Jane to borrow Mr.
If I can borrow the pig,' sez he, 'I reckon I can borrow the feed somewheres.
The long and short of it is, somebody has told old Featherstone, giving you as the authority, that Fred has been borrowing or trying to borrow money on the prospect of his land.
There would then be no way for him to return to Oakland, and he knew no one in San Francisco from whom to borrow another ten cents.
Are you aware of the delays that are likely to take place before it will be possible to borrow money on your policy of insurance?
I went to see Johnny Heinhold in the Last Chance, and I went to borrow money.
He thought it was simply a dreadful disgrace to borrow ANYTHING.
Indeed he argued, and with great show of reason, that it ought to be rather more for one day than for five, inasmuch as the borrower might in the former case be very fairly presumed to be in great extremity, otherwise he would not borrow at all with such odds against him.
Knowing where he could procure the loan, he was by no means equally sure of being able to find the security on which he could borrow the money.