(noun, verb)


1. the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)

Definition categories: possession, debt

2. a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English

Similar word(s): loanword

Definition categories: communication, word

Sentences with loan as a noun:

- He got a loan of five thousand pounds.

- All loans from the library, whether books or audio material, must be returned within two weeks.

- He made a payment on his loan.

- Thank you for the loan of your lawn mower.


1. give temporarily; let have for a limited time

- loan me some money

Similar word(s): lend

Definition categories: possession, give