born

Definitions

  • (verb): A past participle of bear1.
  • (adjective): Brought into life by birth.
  • (adjective): Brought into existence; created: A new nation was born with the revolution.
  • (adjective): Having from birth a particular quality or talent: a born artist.
  • (adjective): Destined, or seemingly destined, from birth: a person born to lead.
  • (adjective): Resulting or arising: wisdom born of experience.
  • (adjective): Native to a particular country, region, or place. Often used in combination: Irish-born; Southern born and bred; Boston-born.
  • (idiom): born yesterday Naive or ignorant. Used in negative constructions: Of course I can use a computer; I wasn't born yesterday.

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Wordnet definitions

  • (noun): British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
  • (adjective): being talented through inherited qualities; "a natural leader"; "a born musician"; "an innate talent"
  • (adjective): brought into existence; "he was a child born of adultery"

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Wikipedia

Born may refer to:

Childbirth
Born (surname), a surname, notable people see there
Born (comics), a comic book limited series

Example Sentences

  • In my experience at three places of work, the overwhelming majority of researchers were foreign born Ph. D.s. This situation did not arise because of some hypothetical "anti-U. S.-born" discriminatory practices by the employing organizations.

  • A child with cystic fibrosis may be born, and I think that, overall, this is not as good a thing as a child without CF being born*, but I think that it would not be appropriate for the government to tell two people they cannot reproduce, at least with each other.

  • In the proposition, Franklin was not born in England, the fact expressed by the words _born in England_ is denied of the man

  • In the proposition, Franklin was not born in England, the fact expressed by the words _born in England_ is denied of the man Franklin.

  • For just as a child is born of its mother, and by this bodily birth is a sinful being and a _child of wrath; _ thus also is man taken and _born spiritually_ from the baptism, and by _this birth he is a child of grace and a justified person_.

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