loaning loaning  /ˈloʊ nɪŋ/


  • (n) disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned


  1. The president-elect releases a statement following Bush's announcement the government is loaning $17.
  2. In Europe, the big pro clubs, such as Inter Milan, are demanding money for loaning their pricey players to national teams for qualifying rounds.


  1. Primer on Federal Home Loan Banks unveiled

    If you don’t know much about the Federal Home Loan Banks, you’re not alone. This government-sponsored agency has a penchant for privacy even though it exists because of an Act of Congress and has the very public purpose of loaning money. But, thanks to Denise de Bombelles’ presentation June 7 at the Palm Beach Business Group’s meeting at 264 the Grill, that all changed for the three dozen in ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Palm Beach Daily News

  2. EBRD May Lend Energa $251 Million for Polish Smart Grid Project

    The European Bank for Reconstruction & Development is considering loaning Polish utility Energa SA as much as 800 million zloty ($251 million) for a smart grid project, a “step change” in investment in the region, an analyst said.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Generosity can be bad for love

    Do you have a rule about loaning money to friends and family? Maybe you should draw one up.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MSN


  1. "While we take no satisfaction in loaning taxpayer money to these companies, we know it must be done," said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. "This is no blank check or blind hope."
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Harry Reid Source: USA Today

  2. Commander Scott Kelly replied, "We'll see you in a couple weeks, and thanks for loaning us your space shuttle."
    on Aug 8, 2007 By: Scott Kelly Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "We don't want any controversy, we're thankful to Galaxy for loaning us Beckham these past few months," Galliani said. "In the States they look at commercial aspects, whereas in Europe transfers are based on technical aspects. The budget at...
    on Feb 21, 2009 By: Adriano Galliani Source: USA Today

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/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /