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Barrow vs. Borrow

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  • Barrow (noun)

    A mountain.

  • Barrow (noun)

    A hill.

  • Barrow (noun)

    A mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.

    "tumulus"

  • Barrow (noun)

    A heap of rubbish, attle, or other such refuse.

  • Barrow (noun)

    A small vehicle used to carry a load and pulled or pushed by hand.

    "handcart|pushcart|trolley"

  • Barrow (noun)

    A wicker case in which salt is put to drain.

  • Barrow (noun)

    A castrated boar.

  • Borrow (verb)

    To receive (something) from somebody temporarily, expecting to return it.

  • Borrow (verb)

    To take money from a bank under the agreement that the bank will be paid over the course of time.

  • Borrow (verb)

    To adopt (an idea) as one's own.

    "to borrow the style, manner, or opinions of another"

  • Borrow (verb)

    To adopt a word from another language.

  • Borrow (verb)

    In a subtraction, to deduct (one) from a digit of the minuend and add ten to the following digit, in order that the subtraction of a larger digit in the subtrahend from the digit in the minuend to which ten is added gives a positive result.

  • Borrow (verb)

    To lend.

  • Borrow (verb)

    To temporarily obtain (something) for (someone).

  • Borrow (verb)

    To feign or counterfeit.

  • Borrow (noun)

    Deviation of the path of a rolling ball from a straight line; slope; slant.

    "This putt has a big left-to right borrow on it."

  • Borrow (noun)

    A borrow pit.

  • Borrow (noun)

    A ransom; a pledge or guarantee.

  • Borrow (noun)

    A surety; someone standing bail.

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  • Barrow (noun)

    A support having handles, and with or without a wheel, on which heavy or bulky things can be transported by hand. See Handbarrow, and Wheelbarrow.

  • Barrow (noun)

    A wicker case, in which salt is put to drain.

  • Barrow (noun)

    A hog, esp. a male hog castrated.

  • Barrow (noun)

    A large mound of earth or stones over the remains of the dead; a tumulus.

  • Barrow (noun)

    A heap of rubbish, attle, etc.

  • Borrow

    To receive from another as a loan, with the implied or expressed intention of returning the identical article or its equivalent in kind; - the opposite of lend.

  • Borrow

    To take (one or more) from the next higher denomination in order to add it to the next lower; - a term of subtraction when the figure of the subtrahend is larger than the corresponding one of the minuend.

  • Borrow

    To copy or imitate; to adopt; as, to borrow the style, manner, or opinions of another.

  • Borrow

    To feign or counterfeit.

  • Borrow

    To receive; to take; to derive.

  • Borrow (noun)

    Something deposited as security; a pledge; a surety; a hostage.

  • Borrow (noun)

    The act of borrowing.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Barrow (noun)

    the quantity that a barrow will hold

  • Barrow (noun)

    (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs

  • Barrow (noun)

    a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels

  • Borrow (verb)

    get temporarily;

    "May I borrow your lawn mower?"

  • Borrow (verb)

    take up and practice as one's own

Princeton's WordNet
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