borrow [-ed, -s] v

OE borh, pledge, surety.

  1. Take from another with consent; use with the owner's permission; utilize with intention of returning or replacing; provide collateral for; (see Matthew 5:42).
  2. Emulate; imitate; copy; mimic; simulate; assume; pretend; take on the appearance of.
  3. Reenact; adopt; accept for the time being; receive for a moment; live through temporarily; experience vicariously.