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borne

borne

 
 
pronunciation:
born
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
definition: past participle of bear1 with meaning connected with carrying, supporting, or enduring.
The supplies were borne by donkeys.These slim pillars have borne the weight of this heavy ceiling for centuries.Our family has borne many sorrows.
Homophone Note
The words borne and born sound alike but have different meanings.