someone who lends money or gives credit in business matters
a car that is lent as a replacement for one that is under repair
- The new loan has been oversubscribed.
- It galled him to have to ask for a loan.
- I have the book on loan from the library.
- I hope this small loan will see you through.
- She has a piano on loan from her friend.
- The bank gave him a loan and that did the business.