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Definition of Borrow

Borrow
Borrow Bor"row, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Borrowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Borrowing.] [OE. borwen, AS. borgian, fr. borg, borh, pledge; akin to D. borg, G. borg; prob. fr. root of AS. beorgan to protect. ?95. See 1st Borough.] 1. To receive from another as a loan, with the implied or expressed intention of returning the identical article or its equivalent in kind; -- the opposite of lend. 2. (Arith.) To take (one or more) from the next higher denomination in order to add it to the next lower; -- a term of subtraction when the figure of the subtrahend is larger than the corresponding one of the minuend. 3. To copy or imitate; to adopt; as, to borrow the style, manner, or opinions of another. Rites borrowed from the ancients. --Macaulay. It is not hard for any man, who hath a Bible in his hands, to borrow good words and holy sayings in abundance; but to make them his own is a work of grace only from above. --Milton. 4. To feign or counterfeit. ``Borrowed hair.' --Spenser. The borrowed majesty of England. --Shak. 5. To receive; to take; to derive. Any drop thou borrowedst from thy mother. --Shak. To borrow trouble, to be needlessly troubled; to be overapprehensive.

Meaning of Borrow from wikipedia

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