Commentary: something given for temporary use, or a temporary provision of money
Are you in need of a loan? Our bank has great rates.
He offered the loan of his skateboard in exchange for $50.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: a word borrowed from another language
'Blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English.
Japanese has a separate script used for loanwords.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2