Synonyms for borrowing
- 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
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- 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