born born  /ˈbɔrn/


  1. (n) massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  2. (n) an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price
  3. (v) have
  4. (v) cause to be born
  5. (v) put up with something or somebody unpleasant
  6. (v) move while holding up or supporting
  7. (v) bring forth,
  8. (v) take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
  9. (v) contain or hold; have within
  10. (v) bring in
  11. (v) have on one's person
  12. (v) behave in a certain manner
  13. (v) have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
  14. (v) support or hold in a certain manner
  15. (v) be pregnant with
  16. (n) British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
  17. (adj) brought into existence
  18. (adj) being talented through inherited qualities


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  1. Some princes are born in palaces.
  2. Recent findings suggest that being born too early may have lasting consequences.
  3. In England, 22% of all babies are born by C-section.


  1. Southern Tamandua Born At Buffalo Zoo (PHOTOS)

    Otis was born on April 7 to parents Olive and Brutus , who were imported to the zoo last August as part of a program to expand North American populations, Zooborns reports.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Baby born in car on Interstate 95

    A baby was born inside of a car on Interstate 95 North this evening, said St. Johns County Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Bob Snell.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The St. Augustine Record

  3. Born named Swampscott boys varsity basketball coach

    David Born, a veteran assistant coach who spent the last 16 years at Watertown High School, has been named the new boys varsity basketball coach at Swampscott, according to athletic director Jon Flanagan. Born started coaching in Watertown years ago,
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Salem News


  1. "To all other peoples and governments who are watching today," Obama said, "from the grandest capitals to the small village where my father was born, know that America is a friend of each nation and every man, woman and child who seeks a...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Austin American-Statesman

  2. "I was saddened to meet a 21-year-old woman who was born in a refugee camp, who has never even been out of the camp and is now raising her own child in a camp," Jolie said.
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Angelina Jolie Source:

  3. "The greatest persecution of the church doesn't come from enemies on the outside but is born from the sins within the church," Benedict said from his plane as he flew to Lisbon. "The church needs to profoundly relearn penitence, accept...
    on May 11, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: New York Magazine

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propriety propriety
/prə ˈpraɪ ə ti /