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Idioms for loan
- borrowed for temporary use: How many books can I have on loan from the library at one time?
- temporarily provided or released by one's regular employer, superior, or owner for use by another: Our best actor is on loan to another movie studio for two films.
Origin of loan1
usage note for loan
OTHER WORDS FROM loanun·loaned, adjective
Words nearby loan
Definition for loan (2 of 2)
Origin of loan2
OTHER WORDS FROM loanun·loan·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for loan
Bradford went through the online lender Kabbage since she already had a loan with them, and they had all her documentation.The Big Corporate Rescue and the America That’s Too Small to Save|by Lydia DePillis, Justin Elliott and Paul Kiel|September 12, 2020|ProPublica
When you’re applying for a mortgage loan, you’re going to need homeowner’s insurance.
Criticized loans at those banks are now equivalent to 9, 13 and 25 percent of tier one equity capital — the core measure of a bank’s financial strength — respectively, according to S&P Market Intelligence.
That will include $100 million in equity, plus $50 million in the form of a convertible loan, the company said.Yandex spins out self-driving car unit from its Uber JV, invests $150M into new co|Ingrid Lunden|September 4, 2020|TechCrunch
If the loan goes to foreclosure, the bank dispatches someone to find the right box and dig out the relevant files.
This loan has done nothing to deter the hardliners: just ask the current occupants of Evin prison.
What were the terms of the loan—did the Hermitage pay and if not, why not?
He jokes about going through airport security with the then 800-year-old document, which is now on loan to the National Archives.
He continues to search for a loan to renovate his beloved Hotel Pourquoi Pas?‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Old people vote in midterms, so it stands a much better chance of having an impact than a last-second student-loan scare.
War credit banks were more general in their dealings than war loan banks.
Must I add, that your good money paid this second loan—and yet a third—a fourth—a fifth?
They would certainly ask that question, and perhaps refuse the loan.
For us to take her place it became necessary for us to loan before we could sell and buy.
Syfe settled with him in cash by taking a large loan on his homestead and giving Barr the proceeds.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for loan (1 of 2)
- property lent, esp money lent at interest for a period of time
- (as modifier)loan holder
- lent out; borrowed
- (esp of personnel) transferred from a regular post to a temporary one elsewhere