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synonyms for borrowed

  • rented
  • imitated
  • acquired. assumed

antonyms for borrowed

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  • owned
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How to use borrowed in a sentence

You have borrowed, as these accounts will show, thousands of pounds, and paid them back with promises and words.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Ostentatiously he borrowed a stepladder and stretched the cloth across the front of his store, from post to post.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
It's wretched enough to owe money to anybody, but I'd have felt safer if we'd borrowed from Mrs. Calvert or even from a bank.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
If my deductions are correct, Lancing only borrowed the papers on the distinct understanding that they should be returned.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
I intend to begin a third opera; this time on a subject borrowed from Lajetnikovs tragedy, The Oprichnik.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
There the man has lived—if you can call such an existence living; Willy Gum, concealed by his borrowed black hair and whiskers.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The Hebrews borrowed this custom from their neighbors; for David sang and danced before the ark.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
When he and Bill finally shed their borrowed overalls and caps, the garage lights were on, and the lot behind the shop was dusky.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
They have certain of the arts of the trapper, perhaps original with them, perhaps borrowed from their larger neighbors.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The actual case from which this fiction story was borrowed involved a man, a wife, and the wife's clandestine violinist lover.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BORROWED

  • borrowed
  • copied
  • derived
  • imitative
  • unoriginal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.