What does borrowing mean?

Definitions for borrowing
ˈbɒr oʊ ɪŋ, ˈbɔr-bor·row·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word borrowing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. borrowing, adoption(noun)

    the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source

    "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"

  2. borrowing(noun)

    obtaining funds from a lender

Wiktionary

  1. borrowing(Noun)

    An instance of borrowing something.

  2. borrowing(Noun)

    A borrowed word, adopted from a foreign language; loanword.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Borrowing

    of Borrow

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'borrowing' in Nouns Frequency: #2520

How to pronounce borrowing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say borrowing in sign language?

  1. borrowing

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of borrowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of borrowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of borrowing in a Sentence

  1. West African:

    The key element of what we are doing is to address the revenue shortfalls, ensure the achievement of the objectives of the ongoing fiscal consolidation, and keep borrowing in line with approved levels. We have also cleared most of the arrears and we are removing subsidies.

  2. Trey Parker:

    Given where prices are now, we expect that it (the borrowing base redetermination period) is going to be worse than it was in October when oil prices were US$40 - a point where many forecasters are now saying they are unlikely to return for a couple more years.

  3. Nicholas Bobrowski:

    You won't see as much of a drawdown in capital expenditure as if there was a 15-20 percent drop in borrowing bases.

  4. Brigitte Nacos:

    They're basically rejecting everything that is Western, yet they're borrowing — in their media management, staging, directing, choreography — everything that you can learn from Western filmmakers and media people.

  5. Horst Seehofer:

    If the refugee numbers stay at 2015 levels, a budget with no new borrowing is hardly do-able.

Images & Illustrations of borrowing

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