call loan


: a loan payable at the discretion of the borrower or on demand of the lender

Examples of call loan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Capital call loans are made to investment firms, including private-equity firms and alternative asset managers, to manage their working capital. WSJ, 3 Oct. 2023 They had each borrowed money at high interest rates from a local lender called Loans for Less and were sued for owing sums that ranged from $800 to $3,600. Anjali Tsui, ProPublica, 3 Dec. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of call loan was in 1848

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“Call loan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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