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See also loán, and loạn

English[]

Etymology[]

Middle English from Old Norse lán, akin to Old English læn

Pronunciation[]

  • noicon
    (file)
  • Homophones: lone

Noun[]

Singular
Loan

Plural
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Loan ({{{1}}})

  1. Template:Banking A sum of money or other valuables or consideration which an individual, group or other legal entity borrows from another individual, group or legal entity (the latter often being a financial institution) with the condition that it be returned or repaid at a later date (sometimes with interest).
    He got a five grand loan.
  2. The contract and array of legal and/or ethical obligations surrounding a loan.
    He made a payment on his loan.
  3. The permission to borrow any item.
    Thank you for the loan of your lawn mower.

Translations[]

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Verb[]

Infinitive
to Loan

Third person singular
loans

Simple past
loaned

Past participle
-

Present participle
loaning

to Loan (third-person singular simple present loans, present participle loaning, simple past and past participle loaned)

  1. (US) To lend. This usage is confined to the US (or perhaps parts thereof) and elsewhere is ungrammatical (loan being the noun, and lend the verb).
    2006: When you loan somebody something, they have the responsibility to safeguard it.Judge Judy (unidentified episode, but frequently heard from her as a verb)

Translations[]

Derived terms[]

  • loan shark
  • low-doc loan

Anagrams[]

  • alno,
  • NOLA

Finnish[]

Noun[]

loan

  1. Genitive singular form of loka.

Spanish[]

Verb[]

Loan (infinitive loar)

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of loar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of loar.

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