■ noun a thing that is borrowed, especially a sum of money that is expected to be paid back with interest.
↘the action of lending.
↘short for ~word .
■ verb give as a ~; lend.
on ~ being borrowed.
ME: from ON lán , of Gmc origin; related to lend .
(also ~ing )
■ noun [usu. in place names ] Scottish
1》 a lane.
2》 an open piece of land where cows are milked.
ME: var. of lane .