Born Definition

bôrn
adjective
Brought into life as a result of childbirth.
A baby was born this morning.
Webster's New World
Protruding completely from the vaginal opening during childbirth: said as of a baby's head.
Webster's New World
Brought into being.
Webster's New World
Having certain qualities or abilities innately, as if from birth; natural.
A born athlete.
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By birth.
French-born.
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verb
Webster's New World

Past participle of bear; given birth to.

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(Geordie) Alternative spelling of burn. With fire.

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noun

(Geordie) Alternative spelling of burn. A stream.

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suffix

(usually hyphenated, preceded by a noun or adjective) Born in or native to the place indicated.

I am Scottish-born.
I am Texas-born.
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(sometimes hyphenated, usually preceded by an adjective) With respect to birth order or social rank.

She is my firstborn child.
He was a low-born rascal.
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Other Word Forms of Born

Noun

Singular:
born
Plural:
borns

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Born

Origin of Born

  • Dialectal variant of burn.

    From Wiktionary

  • From the verb to bear.

    From Wiktionary

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