What is Loan ?
Loan is (noun) 1. the act of lending I had the loan of his car for three weeks. on loan being lent The picture is on loan to the National Gallery. 2. a thing lent, especially an amount of money He bought the house with a £100,000 loan from the bank. (verb) to lend The furniture for the exhibition has been loaned by the museum.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level