What does borne mean?

Definitions for borne
bɔrn, boʊrnborne

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  1. borneadjective

    carried, supported.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Borne

    of Bear

  2. Borne

    carried; conveyed; supported; defrayed. See Bear, v. t

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Borne

    bōrn, pa.p. of Bear, to carry.

  2. Borné

    bor′nā, adj. limited, narrow-minded. [Fr. pa.p. of borner, to limit.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. borne

    Placed on the books for victuals and wages; also supernumerary and "for rank."

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BORNE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Borne is ranked #10424 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Borne surname appeared 3,087 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Borne.

    83.2% or 2,569 total occurrences were White.
    11% or 342 total occurrences were Black.
    3% or 95 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 53 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 18 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 10 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of borne in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of borne in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of borne in a Sentence

  1. Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry:

    The Ecuadorian government notices that these falsehoods are also an attempt to tarnish the dignity of the country, when they issue falsehoods, the asylee and his associates express once more their ingratitude and disrespect towards Ecuador, instead of showing gratitude towards the country that has welcomed him for nearly seven years, incurred significant expenditures to pay for his stay at the embassy, has borne their rudeness and to whom he, paradoxically, has filed a lawsuit against for adopting a cohabitation protocol in order to prevent his bad behavior from taking place again.

  2. Chairman Christopher Johnson:

    If somebody (on the Jets) takes a knee, that fine will be borne by the organization, by me, not the players.

  3. Mark Schneider:

    Greater numbers of school buildings continue to open their doors to welcome back students in-person, we should celebrate the substantial progress on a return to normalcy while also redoubling our efforts to ensure that the most high-need students, students who have already borne the brunt of the coronavirus and its effects, don't get left behind.

  4. Steve Kerr:

    The Warriors made a lot of defensive mistakes that seemed borne from just the frustration and maybe fatigue, just from The Warriors're playing guys heavy minutes and all that stuff, the Warriors's why I'm pleased that there will be two days before the next game and the next couple after The Warriors, if The Warriors can keep extending the series.

  5. Dejan Stojanovic:

    If emptiness is empty, how can something be borne or awaken from it?

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