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Definitions of born

  1. Brought forth, as an animal; brought into life; introduced by birth. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Having from birth a certain character; by or from birth; by nature; innate; as, a born liar. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The form born being restricted to the sense given birth to, brought forth, and borne used as pp. in all other senses. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. Of bear. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. pass. Of bear, to bring forth. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. Of bear, brought forth. To be born, to be brought into life. Born again, imbued, through conversion, with a new and nobler principle of life. Born with a silver spoon in one's moah, born to a fortune. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Brought forth. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. See bear, to bring forth; born again, having received spiritual life. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. Brought forth or into being, as offspring; natural; made of a certain character by birth; ingrained; as, a born musician. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. completely unclothed; "bare bodies"; "naked from the waste up"; "a nude model" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. Pa.p. of BEAR, to bring forth. -NOT BORN IN THE WOODS TO BE SCARED BY AN OWL, too much used to danger to be easily frightened. (Amer.). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Natural; ingrained. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Of the verb bear when used passively. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for born

  1. It seems to me that he is born for a poet. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  2. These were not then born – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham
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