Verbal Ability - Antonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Antonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.67)

In the following questions choose the word which is the exact OPPOSITE of the given words.



[A]. Borrow
[B]. Cheat
[C]. Pawn
[D]. Hire

Answer: Option A


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Xyz said: (Jul 8, 2011)  
Lend means to borrow, how can it be antonym. Ans is wrong.

Shruti said: (Jul 22, 2011)  
Ya true. Lend means borrow.

Avi said: (Aug 15, 2011)  
Lending is nothing but borrowing. How those are become antonyms?

Ambalika said: (Aug 17, 2011)  
No yaar ! "Lend" is totally opposite of "Borrow" because "Lend" means you are giving something to someone temporarily and "Borrow" means you are taking something temporarily.

Sar said: (Aug 25, 2011)  
Lend mean sold. Borrow means buying.

Sourav said: (Sep 10, 2011)  
Ambalika correct!

Mani said: (Apr 18, 2012)  
Now only I thing lend and borrow is same.

Raj said: (Sep 19, 2012)  
Yes Ambalika is right Because

Lend Means : Giving
Borrow means : taking

Manjari Shekhar said: (Oct 30, 2015)  
Lend means to give something for short period and Borrow means to receive something for short period.

Prem said: (Sep 1, 2016)  
You are correct @Ambalika.

Ashwini said: (Sep 8, 2016)  
Lend shows that something is (temporarily) given to another person. Borrow shows that something is (temporarily) taken from another person.


I lent $10 to Jeff.
I borrowed $10 from Jeff.

Nahida said: (Mar 9, 2017)  
Lend means giving loan.

Borrow means taking loan.

Rahel said: (Mar 29, 2017)  
Lend means borrow. How come the answer?

Deben said: (May 22, 2017)  
Yes, You are correct, Thanks @Ambalika.

Muddassar Latif said: (Jul 22, 2017)  
Yes, you are right @Ambalika.

Ram Sai said: (Mar 9, 2019)  
You are correct, thanks, @Ambalika.

Ellie said: (Jun 19, 2020)  
Right @Ambalika.

No way lend can be borrowed! borrow means taking and lend means giving.

How borrow is the synonym of lend?

Josh said: (Nov 24, 2020)  

Right, Thanks for explaining.

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