Definition of Loan

1. Noun. The temporary provision of money (usually at interest).




2. Verb. Give temporarily; let have for a limited time. "They loan the tourists their cars"; "Loan me some money"
Exact synonyms: Lend
Generic synonyms: Give
Specialized synonyms: Farm Out, Hire Out, Rent Out, Trust, Advance
Antonyms: Borrow
Derivative terms: Lendable, Lender

3. Noun. A word borrowed from another language; e.g. 'blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English.
Exact synonyms: Loanword
Generic synonyms: Word
Specialized synonyms: Latinism, Gallicism

Definition of Loan

1. n. A loanin.

2. n. The act of lending; a lending; permission to use; as, the loan of a book, money, services.

3. n. t. To lend; -- sometimes with out.

Definition of Loan

1. Noun. (banking finance) A sum of money or other valuables or consideration that an individual, group or other legal entity borrows from another individual, group or legal entity (the latter often being a financial institution) with the condition that it be returned or repaid at a later date (sometimes with interest). ¹

2. Noun. The contract and array of legal or ethical obligations surrounding a loan. ¹

3. Noun. The permission to borrow any item. ¹

4. Verb. (context: usually double transitive US dated in UK informal) To lend (something) to (someone). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Loan

1. to lend [v -ED, -ING, -S] : LOANABLE [adj] - See also: lend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loan

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