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Debt is a mistake between lender and borrower, and both should suffer.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Meaning of "borrower" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BORROWER

borrower  [ˈbɒrəʊə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BORROWER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Borrower is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BORROWER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Debtor

A debtor is an entity that owes a debt to another entity. The entity may be an individual, a firm, a government, a company or other legal person. The counterparty is called a creditor. When the counterpart of this debt arrangement is a bank, the debtor is more often referred to as a borrower. If X borrowed money from his/her bank, X is the debtor and the bank is the creditor. If X puts money in the bank, X is the creditor and the bank is the debtor.

Definition of borrower in the English dictionary

The first definition of borrower in the dictionary is someone who borrows money, generally from a bank. Other definition of borrower is someone who takes something on loan for temporary use, intending to give it back. Borrower is also someone who adopts something.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BORROWER


burrower
ˈbʌrəʊə
crower
ˈkrəʊə
dyschroa
ˈdɪskrəʊə
furrower
ˈfʌrəʊə
grower
ˈɡrəʊə
harrower
ˈhærəʊə
overthrower
ˌəʊvəˈθrəʊə
proa
ˈprəʊə
rower
ˈrəʊə
silkgrower
ˈsɪlkˌɡrəʊə
sorrower
ˈsɒrəʊə
strower
ˈstrəʊə
thrower
ˈθrəʊə
toheroa
ˌtəʊəˈrəʊə
varroa
vəˈrəʊə
windrower
ˈwɪndˌrəʊə
woolgrower
ˈwʊlˌɡrəʊə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BORROWER

borosilicate glass
Borotra
borough
borough council
borough-English
borrel
borrelia
Borromini
borrow
borrow pit
borrowing
borrowing rate
borrowing requirement
borrowings
Bors
borsch
borscht
borshch
borsic
borstal

WORDS THAT END LIKE BORROWER

blower
discus thrower
empower
flame-thrower
flower
follower
hammer thrower
horsepower
javelin thrower
lower
manpower
mower
power
rose grower
shower
sunflower
tower
traffic control tower
vine grower
wine grower

Synonyms and antonyms of borrower in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «borrower» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BORROWER

Find out the translation of borrower to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of borrower from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «borrower» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

借方
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

prestatario
570 millions of speakers

English

borrower
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उधारकर्ता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المقترض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

заемщик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tomador de empréstimo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অধমর্ণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

emprunteur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Peminjam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kreditnehmer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

借り手
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

차용자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panyuwun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vay
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कर्जदार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

borçlu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chi prende a prestito
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kredytobiorca
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

позичальник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

debitor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δανειολήπτη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lener
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

låntagaren
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

låntaker
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of borrower

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BORROWER»

The term «borrower» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.494 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BORROWER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «borrower» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «borrower» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about borrower

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6 QUOTES WITH «BORROWER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word borrower.
1
Alan Greenspan
Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
2
Jack Kemp
The real problem is deflation. That is the opposite of inflation but equally serious to the borrower.
3
Peter Orszag
Total borrowing has imploded. Private borrowing has collapsed. And, in effect, the Treasury Department is the last borrower left standing.
4
Ernest Rutherford
Of all created comforts, God is the lender; you are the borrower, not the owner.
5
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Debt is a mistake between lender and borrower, and both should suffer.
6
Mark Zandi
Lenders look at potential borrowers from many angles before extending credit: How much of its income will a household need to put into debt repayment? How large is the down payment? Does the borrower have a job with a stable income? What is the borrower's credit score?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BORROWER»

Discover the use of borrower in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to borrower and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Borrower
Lucy Hull, a young children's librarian in Hannibal, Missouri, finds herself both kidnapper and kidnapped when her favourite patron, ten-year-old Ian Drake, runs away from home.
Rebecca Makkai, 2011
2
The Book Borrower: A Novel
On the day they first meet in a city playground, Deborah Laidlaw lends Toby Ruben a book called Trolley Girl, the memoir of a forgotten trolley strike in the 1920s, written by the sister of a fiery Jewish revolutionary who played an ...
Alice Mattison, 2012
3
The Borrowers
Can the Clocks stay nested safely in their beloved hidden home, or will they be forced to flee? The British author Mary Norton won the Carnegie Medal for The Borrowers in 1952, the year it was first published in England.
Mary Norton, 2003
4
Neither a Borrower: Forging Traditions in French, Chinese ...
In his studies of borrowing from distant poetic traditions, Serrano uncovers the heterogeneity of influences and intentions in the most canonical of texts: Mallarme (1842-98), Segalen (1878-1919), Wang Wei (701-61), the Classic of Poetry ...
Richard Serrano, 2002
5
Borrower of the Night
A new heroine from the creator of the internationally bestselling Amelia Peabody series A missing masterwork in wood, the last creation of a master carver who died in the violent tumult of sixteenth century Germany, may be hidden in the ...
Elizabeth Peters, 2011
6
Borrower Ownership of Adjustment Programs and the Political ...
China's transport sector has been a critical development bottleneck. The paper reviews tariff adjustments and other reforms that would modernize the transport system and help it meet growing demand.
John H. Johnson, Sulaiman S. Wasty, 1993
7
Conditionality as an Instrument of Borrower Credibility
Fund member countries that adopt market-friendly policies often encounter a credibility problem—market-friendly policies are not effective in stimulating private investment as long as there remains a significant risk of policy reversal. ...
Pierre Dhonte, 1997
8
Essentials of Real Estate Finance
UNIFORM COVENANTS. Borrower and Lender covenant and agree as follows: 1 . Payment of Principal and Interest; Prepayment and Late Charges. Borrower shall promptly pay when due the principal of and interest on the debt evidenced by ...
David Sirota, Doris Barrell, 2003
9
Contracts: Examples & Explanations
Say that On February 1, Lender lent Borrower $5,000, payable with 8 percent interest on August 1. In late July, Borrower told Lender that he was having financial difficulty and could not repay the loan in full by August 1. Borrower offered to pay ...
Brian A. Blum, 2007
10
Disclosure Roles of Counsel in State and Local Government ...
Conduit Borrower's Counsel Borrower's counsel in conduit financings plays a similar role to counsel for the issuer in traditional corporate financings. In conduit financings, the principal security document is usually a lease, loan, or installment  ...
‎2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BORROWER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term borrower is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Borrower Communication, Regulatory Concerns on Minds of Execs
A survey of mortgage lending executives conducted by mortgage insurance company Genworth found that most executives believe that a ... «National Mortgage News, Jul 15»
2
Borrower claims “high probability of success,” not much else in …
Borrower claims “high probability of success,” not much else in RESPA case. Case Law. Monday, July 06, 2015. A few years after obtaining a nearly $1 million ... «RESPA News, Jul 15»
3
5 Steps to Take When Your Student Loan Servicer Changes
Both private and federal loan servicers may transfer a borrower's debt to another company, sometimes leaving customers scratching their ... «U.S. News & World Report, Jul 15»
4
Europe faces financial abyss
In this troubled transaction, the union is the lender and Greece the borrower and, like any bank, the lender is insisting that the borrower meet ... «TBO.com, Jul 15»
5
Shark Week campaign launches to stop predatory lending practices
According to CFPB, the average borrower takes out ten payday loans from a single lender in just a year, 94 percent of all borrowers take out ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
6
Reverse mortgage comes due when borrower dies
As more seniors turn to reverse mortgages, their adult children might be puzzled or concerned about what will happen to that debt when their ... «The Detroit News, Jul 15»
7
Borrower liable for loss of bike he lends to 3rd party
As a borrower, it is your obligation to take good care of the thing loaned to you and shall pay the ordinary expenses for its use and preservation. «The Manila Times, Jul 15»
8
How's the market? Foreclosures – a last resort for all parties: Part I
If a borrower misses a mortgage payment, there could be a perfectly innocent reason. Before you do anything dramatic, call the borrower to see ... «Ukiah Daily Journal, Jul 15»
9
ARM-twisting by bank irks borrower
DEAR HARRY: I am in the midst of refinancing our adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM). I do not like all the talk about higher rates just around the ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
10
Parkway Properties (PKY) Enters $200M Unsecured Term Loan …
On June 26, 2015, Parkway Properties (NYSE: PKY) and Parkway Properties LP (the “Borrower”) entered into a Term Loan Agreement (the ... «StreetInsider.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Borrower [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/borrower>. Nov 2019 ».
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