"loans" in the noun sense
the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
2. loanword, loan
a word borrowed from another language e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
"loans" in the verb sense
1. lend, loan
give temporarily let have for a limited time
"I will lend you my car"
"loan me some money"
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