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  Definition of loan
  1. a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz'' is a German word borrowed into modern English
  2. the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
  3. give temporarily; let have for a limited time; "I will lend you my car"; "loan me some money"
Similar Words: loanword, lend

 

Hyponyms: Gallicism, bank loan, home loan, home equity credit, home equity loan, equity credit line, installment credit, installment loan, call loan, demand loan, direct loan, participation loan, loan participation, participation financing, personal loan, consumer loan, real estate loan, mortgage loan, time loan, hire out, rent out, farm out, advance

 

Derivational Morphology: lend, lender, loaner

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: lening   French: emprunt  
Greek: δάνειο   Malayalam: കടം  
Portuguese: empréstimo   Romanian: împrumut  
Serbian: pozajmica   Spanish: préstamo  
Tamil: கடன்   Telugu: ఋణము  
Vietnamese: tiền  
 
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