Borrow: Synonyms and Antonyms





Borrow


( Verb )


Do not
borrow books from. Do them from the library.

Synonyms

Receive

Appropriate

Take

Adapt

Adopt

Steal

Imitate

Pilfer

Pirate

Copy

Contextual Examples:

You can determine your net loss on investment for the year only if you know the exact amount you received and spent during the year.

Haryana administration has appropriated all the vacant land in Haryana.

We shall have to take the children away from their parents during such a function.

You will have to adapt your food habits to items that increase his sales.

The Poor child was so hungry that he could not help stealing some bread from the shop.

Decide what you want to do; don’t imitate others.

Salman has copied the style of his writing from the essays of Rabindra Nath Tagore.

In the Army also there may be back-stabber who would pilfer away the secret information to the enemy.

Captain Kidd was a notorious pirate.



Antonyms



Lend

Advance

Give invent

Improve

Make

Credit

Contextual Examples:

Could you lend me US$ 5000 for a month?

The publishers gave the author an advance of US$15000.

I have given a word of honor to my friend to keep the information confidential.

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