Business / Finance / Borrow: To obtain or receive money on loan with the promise or understanding that it will be repaid.

Other Words for Borrow

Borrow Verb Synonyms: take, appropriate, draw, adopt, refer to, obtain, sponge, cadge, touch (someone) for, bum, mooch

Borrowed Reserves

Business / Finance / Borrowed Reserves: Funds borrowed from a Federal Reserve Bank by member banks to maintain the required reserve ratios. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Borrowing: As Simon Horobin defines it, 'The process by which words are adopted into one language from another' (192). Linguists use this term because borrowing sounds better than the term stealing, which would MORE

Borrower Fallout

Business / Finance / Borrower Fallout: In the mortgage pipeline, the risk that prospective borrowers of loans committed to be closed will elect to withdraw from the contract. MORE

Limitation On Subsidiary Borrowing

Business / Finance / Limitation On Subsidiary Borrowing: A bond covenant that restricts in some way a firm's ability to borrow at the level of firm subsidiary. MORE

Long-Term Borrowing

Business / Finance / Long-Term Borrowing: Liabilities that represent money borrowed from banks or other lenders to fund the ongoing operations of a business and that will not come due within one year. MORE


Business / Loan / Borrower: A person who receives funds in the form of a loan with the obligation to repay the loan in full. MORE