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To put or bring into action or service; employ for or apply to a given purpose
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  1. To put or bring into action or service; employ for or apply to a given purpose
  2. To take or consume for a purpose:
  3. To avail oneself of; practice:
To offer or guarantee by a solemn binding promise:
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  1. To offer or guarantee by a solemn binding promise:
  2. To promise to join (a fraternity or similar organization).
  3. To accept tentative membership in (a fraternity, etc.)
To lease or let a place or thing
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  1. To lease or let a place or thing
  2. Simple past tense and past participle of rend.
  3. To obtain occupancy or use of (another's property) in return for regular payments.
To engage the temporary use of for a fee; rent:
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  1. To engage the temporary use of for a fee; rent:
  2. To give the use of (a thing) or the services of (oneself or another) in return for payment
  3. To grant the services of or the temporary use of for a fee:
To gain possession of:
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  1. To gain possession of:
  2. To gain through experience; come by:
  3. To come to have as one's own; get possession of
To be in force or in effect; prevail
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  1. To be in force or in effect; prevail
  2. To succeed in gaining possession of as the result of planning or endeavor; acquire.
  3. To get possession of, esp. by some effort; procure
(Informal) To obtain something such as food or money by relying on the generosity of others:
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  1. (Informal) To obtain something such as food or money by relying on the generosity of others:
  2. A piece of porous plastic, rubber, cellulose, or other material, similar in absorbency to this skeleton and used for the same purposes.
  3. To use a sponge on so as to dampen, wipe clean, etc.
(Slang) To get by begging or sponging; cadge
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  1. (Slang) To get by begging or sponging; cadge
  2. To pass time idly; loaf. Often used with around.
  3. (Slang) To depress, dishearten, or dismay. Often used with out.
To plead with someone for help, a favor, etc.; to entreat
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  1. To plead with someone for help, a favor, etc.; to entreat
  2. To ask for something, especially money or food from strangers, in an urgent or humble manner.
  3. To ask (someone) for something in an urgent or humble manner:
(Informal, Chiefly Brit.) To beg or get by begging; sponge
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  1. (Informal, Chiefly Brit.) To beg or get by begging; sponge
To intrude oneself without welcome:
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  1. To intrude oneself without welcome:
  2. To get (something) in this way
  3. To use a chisel.
To skulk around; sneak.
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  1. To skulk around; sneak.
  2. To get or try to get something free of charge; sponge:
  3. To obtain or try to obtain by begging; cadge.
To hunt about, especially for something of nominal value; to scavenge or glean.
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  1. To hunt about, especially for something of nominal value; to scavenge or glean.
  2. To obtain something of moderate or inconsequential value from another.
  3. To manage to get or find by hunting around
To set aside for a specific use or certain person
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  1. To set aside for a specific use or certain person
  2. To take for one's own or exclusive use
To put oneself into
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  1. To put oneself into
  2. To make a supposition; suppose or believe:
  3. To take on or put on (a certain appearance, form, role, etc.)
To take (ideas, writings, etc.) from (another) and pass them off as one's own
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  1. To take (ideas, writings, etc.) from (another) and pass them off as one's own
  2. To present another's words or ideas as one's own or without attribution.
  3. (transitive or intransitive) To use, and pass off as one's own, someone else's writing/speech.
Find another word for borrow. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for borrow, like: accept the loan of, obtain the use of, negotiate a loan for, get a loan, go into debt, get temporary use of, use, pledge, rent, hire and acquire.