Synonyms of borrowing


1. borrowing, adoption, appropriation

usage: the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source; "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"

2. borrowing, transaction, dealing, dealings

usage: obtaining funds from a lender


1. borrow, get, acquire

usage: get temporarily; "May I borrow your lawn mower?"

2. adopt, borrow, take over, take up, accept, take, have

usage: take up and practice as one's own

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Definition and meaning of borrowing (Dictionary)