Definitions for BORNbɔrn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. brought forth by birth.

  2. possessing from birth the quality, circumstances, or character stated:

    a born musician.

  3. native to the locale stated:

    a German-born scientist.

  4. Ref: a pp. of bear1 1

Idioms for born:

  1. born yesterday,(often used in the negative) naive; inexperienced:

    Don't patronize me - I wasn't born yesterday.

    Category: Idiom

* Usage: See bear1.

Origin of born:

bef. 1000; ME; OE boren (ptp. of beran to bear1)


  1. Max, 1882–1970, German physicist: Nobel prize 1954.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Born, Max Born(adj)

    British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)

  2. born(adj)

    brought into existence

    "he was a child born of adultery"

  3. 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

  1. born(adjective)ɔrn

    having started life

    He was born in 1988.; She was born on January 15th.

  2. bornɔrn

    having a natural ability

    a born gymnast/manager

  3. bornɔrn

    having started to exist

    The idea was born out of desperation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Born

    of Bear

  2. Born(verb)

    brought forth, as an animal; brought into life; introduced by birth

  3. Born(verb)

    having from birth a certain character; by or from birth; by nature; innate; as, a born liar

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BORN' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1299

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BORN' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1218

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BORN' in Verbs Frequency: #263

Anagrams of BORN

  1. Brno

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