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loan

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of loan

  1. to give to another for temporary use with the understanding that it or a like thing will be returned <can you loan me your lawn mower this weekend?> Synonyms advance, lendRelated Words furnish, give, grant; lease, let [chiefly British], rentNear Antonyms receive, takeAntonyms borrow





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