born

Part of speech: verb

The form born being restricted to the sense given birth to, brought forth, and borne used as pp. in all other senses.

Part of speech: adjective

Brought forth, as offspring.

Part of speech: adjective

Natural; ingrained.

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Usage examples "born":

  1. It looked as if that were happiness, but true happiness it could not be, for such was not granted to a child born to misfortune. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. When I was born no one thought I should be old. - "A Diary Without Dates", Enid Bagnold.
  3. After a while a child was born to them, but it was a little girl. - "Old Greek Stories", James Baldwin.