loan

  • 1 LOAN — (Heb. הַלְוָאָה, halva ah), a transaction in which a thing, usually money, is given by one person, called the malveh ( lender ), to another, called the loveh ( borrower ), for the latter s use and enjoyment, and in order that such thing or its… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 2 loan — n 1 a: money lent at interest b: something lent usu. for the borrower s temporary use 2: a transfer or delivery of money from one party to another with the express or implied agreement that the sum will be repaid regardless of contingency and usu …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 loan — verb. In 19c British English, loan was a standard alternative for lend, but by the time Fowler wrote (1926) loan had been largely driven out by lend, although it has continued in use in AmE. In current use loan is mostly confined to non British… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 Loan — Loan, n. [OE. lone, lane, AS. l[=a]n, l[ae]n, fr. le[ o]n to lend; akin to D. leen loan, fief, G. lehen fief, Icel. l[=a]n, G. leihen to lend, OHG. l[=i]han, Icel. lj[=i], Goth. leihwan, L. linquere to leave, Gr. lei pein, Skr. ric. [root]119. Cf …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 loan — (n.) mid 13c., from O.N. lan, related to lja to lend, from P.Gmc. *laikhwniz (Cf. O.Fris. len thing lent, M.Du. lene, Du. leen loan, fief, O.H.G. lehan, Ger. Lehn fief, feudal tenure ), originally to let have, to leave (to someone), from PIE *lei …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 LOAN — oder Loan bezeichnet: LOAN, ICAO Code des Flugplatz Wiener Neustadt/Ost Benjamin F. Loan (1819–1881), US amerikanischer Politiker Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wor …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 7 loan — loan·able; loan; loan·er; loan·ing; …

    English syllables

  • 8 loan — ► NOUN 1) a thing that is borrowed, especially a sum of money that is expected to be paid back with interest. 2) the action of lending. ► VERB ▪ give as a loan. ● on loan Cf. ↑on loan DERIVATIVES …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 loan — [lōn] n. [ME lone < ON lān (akin to OE læn, lending, loan, lænan, to lend) < IE base * leikw , to leave behind > L linquere, Gr leipen, Sans riṅákti, (he) leaves] 1. the act of lending, esp. to use for a short time [the loan of a pen] 2 …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Loan — Loan, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loaned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loaning}.] To lend; sometimes with out. Kent. [1913 Webster] By way of location or loaning them out. J. Langley (1644). [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Loan — (l[=o]n), n. [See {Lawn}.] A loanin. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 loan — [n] money given temporarily accommodation, advance, allowance, credit, extension, floater, investment, mortgage, time payment, trust; concept 332 loan [v] give money, possession temporarily accommodate, advance, allow, credit, lay on one, lend,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 loán — m. Medida agraria de *superficie de Filipinas, equivalente a 2 áreas y 79 centiáreas. * * * ► masculino Medida agraria filipina (279 m2, dos áreas y setenta y nueve centiáreas) …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 14 loan — money lent at interest.A lender makes a loan with the idea that it will be paid back as agreed and that interest will be paid for the use of the money. Glossary of Business Terms Temporary borrowing of a sum of money. If you borrow $1 million you …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 loan — A lending. Delivery by one party to and receipt by another party of sum of money upon agreement, express or implied, to repay it with or without interest. Boerner v. Colwell Co., 21 Cal.Sd 37, 145 Cal.Rptr. 380, 384, 577 P.2d 200. Anything… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 loan — A lending. Delivery by one party to and receipt by another party of sum of money upon agreement, express or implied, to repay it with or without interest. Boerner v. Colwell Co., 21 Cal.Sd 37, 145 Cal.Rptr. 380, 384, 577 P.2d 200. Anything… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 Loan — For other uses, see Loan (disambiguation). Finance Financial markets …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 loan — loan1 W2S2 [ləun US loun] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Old Norse; Origin: lan] 1.) an amount of money that you borrow from a bank etc loan of ▪ a loan of £60,000 ▪ I had to take out a loan to buy my car. ▪ It ll be years before we ve paid off the loan …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 loan — I n. 1) to float, negotiate, raise a loan 2) to make a loan 3) to get, receive a loan 4) to secure; underwrite a loan 5) to pay off, repay a loan 6) an interest free; long term; low interest; short term loan 7) interlibrary loan (she got the book …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 loan — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ large, massive ▪ small ▪ long term, short term ▪ high interest, interest free …

    Collocations dictionary