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Definition of Borrows

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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 Borrows from wikipedia

- Borrows is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Alison Borrows (born 1992), Australian slalom canoeist Brian Borrows (born 1960), English...
- house and "borrow" from the big people in order to survive. The Borrowers also refers to the series of five novels including The Borrowers and four sequels...
- Borrow (born 1952), British politician George Borrow (1803–1881), English author Nik Borrow, bird artist and ornithologist Borrows, surname Borrowes,...
- Court of Canada. Borrows is Anishinaabe/Ojibway, and a member of the Chippewas of the Nawash First Nation in Ontario, Canada. Borrows grew up near the...
- The Borrowers is a 1952 juvenile fantasy novel by Mary Norton. The Borrowers may also refer to: One of several film and television adaptations of the novel:...
- The Borrower is a 1991 American science fiction horror film directed by John McNaughton and starring Rae Dawn Chong, Tom Towles and Antonio Fargas. The...
- Borrows was born on 24 January 1959 in Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England. His father was Kenneth Ambrose Borrows and his mother, Ailsa Nancy Borrows....
- World Cup points "Ian BORROWS (AUS)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 19 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Ian Borrows Archived 6 August 2016...
- a slalom canoeist. "Alison Borrows". Retrieved 26 September 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Alison BORROWS (AUS)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved...
- July 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2015. Brian Borrows at Soccerbase Brian Borrows - Coventry City - Football-Heroes.net Swindon-Town-FC.co.uk- Brian Borrows...
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