1. the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
2. a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
Similar word(s): loanword
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.