Definitions for BORNbɔrn

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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"

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gore Vidal:

    I'm a born-again atheist.

  2. Oscar Wilde:

    Genius is born--not paid.

  3. Max:

    Cynics are made, not born.

  4. Henry Adams:

    Friends are born, not made.

  5. Arizona Attorney General:

    New GM was not born innocent.

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