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English noun: loan

1. loan (possession) the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)


Broader (hypernym)debt


Narrower (hyponym)bank loan, call loan, consumer loan, demand loan, direct loan, equity credit line, home equity credit, home equity loan, home loan, installment credit, installment loan, loan participation, mortgage loan, participation financing, participation loan, personal loan, point, real estate loan, time loan


Part holonymprincipal

2. loan (communication) a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English


Synonymsloanword


Broader (hypernym)word


Narrower (hyponym)Gallicism, Latinism


English verb: loan

1. loan (possession) give temporarily; let have for a limited time


SamplesI will lend you my car.
Loan me some money.


ExamplesThey loan cars to the tourists, They loan the tourists their cars


Synonymslend


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


Broader (hypernym)give


Narrower (hyponym)advance, farm out, hire out, rent out, trust


Antonymsborrow









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