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born

born

 
 
pronunciation:
born
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
phrases:
born yesterday
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: brought into life by birth.
She held her newly born child in her arms.
synonyms:
created, hatched
similar words:
conceived
definition 2: since birth; from natural talent rather than practice or education.
She is a born leader.
synonyms:
natural
similar words:
hereditary, inborn
phrase: born yesterday
 
part of speech: verb
definition: past participle of bear1 with meaning connected with birth.
This is the hospital where I was born.
Homophone Note
The words born and borne sound alike but have different meanings.