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Born

Definition of born:

part of speech: adjective

Brought forth or into being, as offspring; natural; made of a certain character by birth; ingrained; as, a born musician.

part of speech: participle

pass. Of bear, to bring forth.

part of speech: adjective

Pa. p. of BEAR, to bring forth. - NOT BORN IN THE WOODS TO BE SCARED BY AN OWL, too much used to danger to be easily frightened. ( Amer.).

part of speech: participle

Of bear.

part of speech: past participle

Of the verb bear when used passively.

Usage examples for born:

  • It makes you feel- as if you had been born again." "The Obstacle Race", Ethel M. Dell.
  • I wuz free born "Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2", Work Projects Administration.
  • He was to be born again? "What Dreams May Come", Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton.
  • " I wish it had never been born she says, with a sigh, not looking at him. "Faith and Unfaith", Duchess.

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