borne borne  /ˈbɔrn/

Definition(s):

  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

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Take malaria right now, the insect-borne disease is mostly confined to hot tropical areas, which is why you don't need to take quinine when you're hiking through Central Park.
  2. The ngoma, according to the Lemba, was near-divine, used to store ritual objects, and borne on poles inserted into rings.
  3. Seaborne Flivvers Great industries often spring from small, practical extensions of existing industries.

News

  1. Cases of Tick-Borne Diseases Decrease

    KIMT NEWS 3 — An unusually dry spring and summer helped people stay healthy in 2012. That’s because cases of tick-borne diseases decreased last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KIMT Mason City

  2. Cases of tick-borne diseases decreased markedly in 2012, health officials report

    An unusually warm, dry spring and summer may have contributed to a substantial drop in cases of disease caused by ticks in 2012 in Minnesota, but the decline doesn't mean the risk of illness from tick bites in 2013 will be any less than in most previous years, state health officials reported Monday.The three main tick-borne diseases carried by blacklegged ticks, also known as deer ticks, in ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Brainerd Dispatch

  3. Cases of tick-borne illness in MN down in 2012

    The Minneapolis Department of Health (MDH) says cases of tick-borne diseases decreased significantly in 2012, but warn those numbers are not likely to repeat in 2013.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul

Quotes

  1. "The outpouring of love, gratitude and fond memories to which we have all borne witness is a testament to the way this singular figure in American history touched so many lives," Obama said. "His ideas and ideals are stamped on scores of laws...
    on Aug 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CTV.ca

  2. "Ruth was my life partner, and we were called by God as a team," Billy Graham said in a statement. "No one else could have borne the load that she carried. She was a vital and integral part of our ministry, and my work through the years would...
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Billy Graham Source: CNN International

  3. "The proof that our technical staff was correct not to retain him has been borne out by every other technical staff in the world not wanting him even though he was out of contract," Calderon told Cadena COPE on Tuesday.
    on Sep 15, 2005 By: Ramon Calderon Source: Times of India

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