What is another word for borrowing?

Pronunciation: [bˈɒɹə͡ʊɪŋ] (IPA)

Borrowing is a common word used to describe the act of obtaining something temporarily. A few synonyms for borrowing include lending, sharing, leasing, renting, and loaning. Lending refers to giving someone money or an object for a specific period of time with the expectation of being paid back with interest. Sharing means dividing something equally with someone else for a certain amount of time. Leasing entails renting something for a longer period of time than a typical rental agreement. Renting means agreeing to pay a fee to use something for a limited time. Loaning refers to lending something without expecting any interest in return. All of these synonyms for borrowing are useful in different contexts depending on the situation at hand.

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What are the opposite words for borrowing?

Antonyms for the word borrowing can be defined as actions that are opposite to borrowing. The opposite of borrowing is lending. Lending is the act of providing something to someone for them to use for a certain period of time. Another antonym for borrowing can be returning. Returning means giving something that was borrowed back to its owner. It denotes the opposite action of borrowing, which is taking something temporarily from someone else. The third antonym for borrowing can be ownership. Ownership means having something that belongs to oneself without having to borrow or lend it. These three antonyms clearly depict the opposite of borrowing in different ways.

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Usage examples for Borrowing

borrowing methods of violence from the Russian nihilists, they used bomb-throwing to draw attention to the vices of social organization and to themselves.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
Had the Captain been called away from the pleasures and amusements of life to investigate the dry records of some far-away cousin's embarrassments,-to dive into the wearisome narrative of money-borrowing, bill-renewing, and the rest of it, by one whom he had scarcely known or seen,-his manner and bearing could not possibly have betrayed stronger signs of utter weariness and apathy than he now exhibited.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
In the first place, I don't like being stopped on an open trail; and in the next, I've spent the last few days borrowing things for a friend of mine whom you pitched out on to the prairie with his wife and child.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss

Famous quotes with Borrowing

  • These kids understood what is not immediately obvious; that they were going to pay the bills for tax cuts that had been passed today or in the last 4 years, and for the war in Iraq, because essentially we are borrowing money to do those things.
    Tom Allen
  • We call those works of art concrete that came into being on the basis of their inherent resources and rules - without external borrowing from natural phenomena, without transforming those phenomena, in other words: not by abstraction.
    Max Bill
  • Well, you have the public not wanting any new spending, you have the Republicans not wanting any new taxes, you have the Democrats not wanting any new spending cuts, you have the markets not wanting any new borrowing, and you have the economists wanting all of the above. And that leads to paralysis.
    Michael Bloomberg
  • Don't cling to fame. You're just borrowing it. It's like money. You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it.
    Sonny Bono
  • Basically he never went to work and didn't have a job. Of course I thought he did. I thought he was on the phone doing business deals instead of borrowing money from people.
    Christie Brinkley

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