borrow verb definition in Buying a home topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

borrow

 verb: Buying a home topic
[transitive, intransitive] to take money from a person or bank and agree to pay it back to them at a later time borrow something (from somebody/something) How much did you have to borrow to pay for this? She borrowed £2 000 from her parents. borrow (from somebody/something) I don't like to borrow from friends. borrow something off somebody (informal) I had to borrow the money off a friend.