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borrow 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈbärō/,/ˈbôrō/,
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borrowed, past participle; borrows, 3rd person singular present; borrowed, past tense; borrowing, present participle;
  1. Take and use (something that belongs to someone else) with the intention of returning it
    • - he had borrowed a car from one of his colleagues
    • - she was wearing a borrowed jacket
  2. Take and use (money) from a person or bank under an agreement to pay it back later
    • - I borrowed the money for a return plane ticket
    • - lower interest rates will make it cheaper for individuals to borrow
  3. Take (a word, idea, or method) from another source and use it in one's own language or work
    • - the term is borrowed from Greek
    • - designers consistently borrow from the styles of preceding generations
  4. Take and use (a book) from a library for a fixed period of time

  5. In subtraction, take a unit from the next larger denomination

  6. Allow (a certain distance) when playing a shot to compensate for sideways motion of the ball due to a slope or other irregularity

Noun
  1. A slope or other irregularity on a golf course that must be compensated for when playing a shot


  1. get temporarily; "May I borrow your lawn mower?"
  2. adopt: take up and practice as one's own
  3. (borrower) someone who receives something on the promise to return it or its equivalent
  4. (borrowing) the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source; "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"
  5. (borrowing) obtaining funds from a lender
  6. (Borrower) A loan is a type of debt. Like all debt instruments, a loan entails the redistribution of financial assets over time, between the and the .
  7. (Borrowing (linguistics)) A loanword (or loan word) is a word borrowed from one language and incorporated into another.
  8. (Borrows) Kerry James "Chester" Borrows (born 1957) is a New Zealand politician.
  9. (The Borrower) The Borrower is a 1991 science fiction / horror film directed by John McNaughton. It's a B-movie about an alien serial killer, who is sent to Earth to live among humans as a form of penalty. It stars Rae Dawn Chong (daughter of actor/musician Tommy Chong) and Antonio Fargas.
  10. Deviation of the path of a rolling ball from a straight line; slope; slant; To receive (something) from somebody temporarily, expecting to return it; To adopt (an idea) as one's own; To adopt a word from another language; In a subtraction, to deduct (one) from a digit of the minuend and add ...
  11. (borrower) One who borrows
  12. (Borrower) The person taking out a loan or mortgage on a property that they own, sometimes also known as the Mortgagor
  13. (Borrower (mortgagor, trustor)) One who applies for a loan secured by real estate and is responsible for repaying the loan (mortgage).
  14. (Borrower) A person, persons, or entity borrowing money to purchase, payoff, or refinance a product or effect.
  15. (Borrower) The person who assumes legal obligations of the repayment of the loan principal plus interest. In the case of a Federal Direct Loan the borrower is the student. In the case of a PLUS Loan the borrower is the parent.
  16. (Borrower) the individual or individuals extended a loan and mortgage for the purchase of a house and/or property. Borrower is responsible for making all payments and fees associated with the loan over the life of the loan. Legal
  17. (Borrower) Any person or organization that obtains funds from another for a period of time. The borrower usually signs a note as evidence of the indebtedness.
  18. (Borrower) He to whom a thing or money is lent at his request.
  19. (Borrower) Someone who applies, is approved, and receives money for a mortgage.
  20. (Borrower) An individual to whom a FFELP loan is made.
  21. (Borrower) An individual who requests a loan and agrees to payment terms on the loan.
  22. (Borrower) The individual or organization borrowing money from a lender.
  23. (Borrower) One who obtains a loan and owes money to a lender.
  24. (BORROWER (MORTGAGOR)) The person or company that receives money from a lender (often a bank, credit union or trust company) in exchange for a written promise to pay and a registered lien on property.
  25. (Borrower) a person who incurs a loan or debt