• (RP) IPA: /ˈbɔːn/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈbɔɹn/
  1. past participle of bear#English|bear; given birth to.
  2. (obsolete) past participle of bear#English|bear in other senses.
    • In some monasteries the severity of the clausure is hard to be born.

born (not comparable)

  1. Having from birth (or as if from birth) a certain quality or character; innate; inherited.
    • 1701 January (indicated as 1700), [Daniel Defoe], The True-Born Englishman. A Satyr, [London: s.n.], OCLC 606597370 ↗, part II, [;view=1up;seq=78 page 61]:
      I'll make it out, deny it he that can, / His Worship is a True-born Engliſhman, / In all the Latitude that Empty Word / By Modern Acceptation's understood.
Translations Noun

born (plural borns)

  1. (Geordie) Alternative spelling of burn qual a stream

born (borns, present participle bornin; past bornt, past participle bornt)

  1. (Geordie) Alternative spelling of burn qual with fire etc.

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