borrow - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “borrow” en inglés

See all translations

borrow

verb uk   /ˈbɒr.əʊ/  us   /ˈbɑːr.oʊ/

borrow verb (RECEIVE)

A2 [T] to get or receive something from someone with the intention of giving it back after a period of time: Could I borrow your bike from (UK non-standard off) you until next week? She used to borrow money and not bother to pay it back. He borrowed a novel from the library.C1 [I or T] to take money from a bank or other financial organization and pay it back over a period of time: Like so many companies at that time, we had to borrow heavily to survive. We could always borrow some money from the bank. [T] to take and use a word or idea from another language or piece of work: English has borrowed many words from French.
More examples

borrow verb (MATHEMATICS)

[T] to put a number into a different column when doing subtraction
borrower
noun [C] uk   /r/  us   //
a person, organization, etc. that borrows: Banks are encouraging new borrowers.
borrowing
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
Public borrowing has increased in recent years.
(Definition of borrow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de borrow
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “borrow” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

air force

the part of a country's military forces that uses aircraft and fights in the air

Palabra del día

Go ahead! (Phrasal verbs with ‘go’)

by Kate Woodford,
May 06, 2015
​​​ Every few weeks, we focus on phrasal verbs that are formed with a particular verb. This week, we’re looking at phrasal verbs that start with the verb ‘go’. As ever, we present a range of the most useful and common phrasal verbs. Some of the most common ‘go’ phrasal verbs are easy

Aprende más 

Evel abbreviation

May 04, 2015
English votes for English laws; the idea that only English (as opposed to Scottish, Welsh or Irish) MPs should be allowed to vote for laws that affect only England Yet these are the two principal constitutional proposals that have come from the Conservative party in its kneejerk response to Ukip’s English nationalism and

Aprende más