What does BORN mean?

Definitions for BORNbɔrn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word BORN.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Born

    bawrn,—pa.p. of Bear, to bring forth.—Born again, having received new spiritual life or regeneration through Christ.—Born in, or with, inherited by birth; Born of, sprung from.—A born fool, one whose folly is from his birth—also in compounds, as English-born, eldest-born, base-born, gently-born, well-born, &c.—In one's born days, in one's life-time.

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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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BORN in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BORN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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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