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loan office definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a shop where loans are made with personal property as security [syn: pawnbroker's shop, pawnshop, loan office]
2: an office where loans are negotiated and repaid

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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. ?, Skr. ric. ? Cf. Delinquent, Eclipse, Eleven, Ellipse, Lend, License, Relic.] 1. The act of lending; a lending; permission to use; as, the loan of a book, money, services. 2. That which one lends or borrows, esp. a sum of money lent at interest; as, he repaid the loan. Loan office. (a) An office at which loans are negotiated, or at which the accounts of loans are kept, and the interest paid to the lender. (b) A pawnbroker's shop.



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