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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 or in like manner.
a newly born child
synonyms:
created, delivered, engendered, hatched, spawned
similar words:
conceived
definition 2: characteristically so since birth; having innate talent for being; destined to be.
a born losera born leader
synonyms:
natural
similar words:
confirmed, congenital, hereditary, inborn, inbred, inherent, innate, intrinsic
definition 3: of the status or condition specified at birth.
first-bornGerman-born.
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.A brilliant plan was born that night.
Homophone Note
The words born and borne sound alike but have different meanings.