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Meaning of BORN

Pronunciation:  born, born

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
  2. [adj]  brought into existence; "he was a child born of adultery"
 

BORN is a 4 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: calved, dropped, foaled, given birth, hatched, Max Born, whelped
 
 Antonyms: unborn
 
 See Also: nuclear physicist

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Born\ (b[^o]rn), p. p. & a. [See {Bear}, v. t.]
1. Brought forth, as an animal; brought into life; introduced
   by birth.

         No one could be born into slavery in Mexico.
                                               --Prescott.

2. Having from birth a certain character; by or from birth;
   by nature; innate; as, a born liar. ``A born matchmaker.''
   --W. D. Howells.



{Born again} (Theol.), regenerated; renewed; having received
   spiritual life. ``Except a man be born again, he can not
   see the kingdom of God.'' --John iii. 3.

{Born days}, days since one was born; lifetime. [Colloq.]

 
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