Synonyms of borrow in English:
1 they borrowed a lot of money from the bank
take as a loan, ask for the loan of, receive as a loan, use temporarily, have temporarily;
British informal scab
Scottish informal sorn on someone for
North American informal mooch
Australian/New Zealand informal bludge
2 informal his workmates had ‘borrowed’ all his tools
take, take for oneself, help oneself to, use as one's own, abscond with, carry off, appropriate, commandeer, abstract;
Australian/New Zealand informal snavel
West Indian informal tief
archaic crib, hook
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