Definitions For Borrowing


  • The appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source
  • Obtaining funds from a lender
  • Something that is borrowed ; especially : a word or phrase from one language that is used in another language
  • The act of borrowing something ; especially : the act of borrowing money

Is Borrowing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Borrowing is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Borrowing in a Sentence

  • He's compiling a list of Japanese borrowings in English.
  • Students must have their own pencils. Borrowing is not allowed.
  • Economists predict that there will be increases in government borrowing.

Synonyms for Borrowing

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