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borrow

verb

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to take for one's own use (something originated by another)
  • borrowed the basic plot from a book of tales, but put her personal stamp on the story

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The first known use of borrow was before the 12th century

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“Borrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/borrow. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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