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Synonyms for borrowing

Noun

1. borrowing, adoption, appropriation
usage: the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source; "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"
2. borrowing, transaction, dealing, dealings
usage: obtaining funds from a lender

Verb

1. borrow, get, acquire
usage: get temporarily; "May I borrow your lawn mower?"
2. adopt, borrow, take over, take up, accept, take, have
usage: take up and practice as one's own
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