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English verb: borrow

1. borrow (possession) get temporarily


SamplesMay I borrow your lawn mower?.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)acquire, get


Antonymsloan, lend

2. borrow (possession) take up and practice as one's own


Synonymsadopt, take over, take up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)accept, have, take









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