Definitions for BORNbɔrn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
brought forth by birth.
possessing from birth the quality, circumstances, or character stated:
a born musician.
native to the locale stated:
a German-born scientist.
Ref: a pp. of bear1 1
Idioms for born:
born yesterday,(often used in the negative) naive; inexperienced:
Don't patronize me - I wasn't born yesterday.
* Usage: See bear1.
Origin of born:
bef. 1000; ME; OE boren (ptp. of beran to bear1)
Max, 1882–1970, German physicist: Nobel prize 1954.
Born, Max Born(adj)
British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
brought into existence
"he was a child born of adultery"
natural, born(p), innate(p)(adj)
being talented through inherited qualities
"a natural leader"; "a born musician"; "an innate talent"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
having started life
He was born in 1988.; She was born on January 15th.
having a natural ability
a born gymnast/manager
having started to exist
The idea was born out of desperation.
brought forth, as an animal; brought into life; introduced by birth
having from birth a certain character; by or from birth; by nature; innate; as, a born liar