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Definitions for newborn
ˈnuˈbɔrn, ˈnyu-new·born

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neonate, newborn, newborn infant, newborn babyadjective

    a baby from birth to four weeks

  2. newbornadjective

    recently born

    "a newborn infant"

  3. newborn, new-sprung(a)adjective

    having just or recently arisen or come into existence

    "new nations"; "with newborn fears"


  1. newbornnoun

    A baby recently born, usually less than one month old; a neonate.


  1. newbornnoun

    A recently born baby.

  2. newbornadjective

    recently born.

  3. newbornadjective

    born anew, reborn.


  1. Newborn

    Newborn is a single by English rock band Elbow and is the third single from their debut album, Asleep in the Back. There were four formats (all of which were released solely in the UK): one CD promo, one 12" vinyl remix promo, 2CD, and 12" vinyl. Several of the songs on the single had been previously on The Newborn EP. The Genesis song "Entangled" was an influence on the musical arrangement of the song.


  1. newborn

    A newborn is a baby who is in the very first stage of life - the first 28 days after birth. Also referred to as a neonate, this period is marked by significant adaptation to the outside world after nine months in the womb. Newborns require extensive care and observation, especially as many of their vital systems are still maturing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Newbornadjective

    recently born


  1. Newborn

    Newborn is a town in Newton County, Georgia, United States. The population was 520 at the 2000 census.

Editors Contribution

  1. newborn

    A baby or animal following birth.

    Newborn babies and animals are so beautiful to see and cuddle.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Newborn is ranked #16560 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Newborn surname appeared 1,733 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Newborn.

    46.4% or 805 total occurrences were Black.
    46.3% or 804 total occurrences were White.
    3.2% or 56 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.1% or 55 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.4% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.3% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of newborn in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of newborn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of newborn in a Sentence

  1. Caroline Scherbring:

    I struggled to turn over control of newborn activities, often pushing myself to an overwhelming state of exhaustion, pPD blunted my ability to bond with my newborn — and I felt like I could make up for this by doing it all.

  2. Abu Kawsar:

    Except for having two heads, the newborn has the rest of her organs and limbs like a normal newborn.

  3. Alyssa Reidhead:

    But last week, to the Reidheads ’ surprise, their newborn boy entered the world alive and crying, just like a healthy newborn, after being delivered via C-section at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. The couple named him Will. He’s not hooked up to anything, he’s breathing fine. He’s lifting his head. He’s moving around. He’s pretty much acting like a completely normal baby.

  4. Dane Snyder:

    Having a newborn is an exciting time, but we recommend limiting visitors if they do not live in the same household, if you must leave the house, to take your newborn to their medical provider, for example, call your doctors office and ask for any special instructions.

  5. Abdul Hadi:

    There is a great difference between our son being born in his country and born here in such a miserable conditions and this cold weather. The cold is biting for us, let alone for a newborn, tAKE THEM BACK.

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