Born


Born
Born Born (b[^o]rn), p. p. & a. [See {Bear}, v. t.] 1. Brought forth, as an animal; brought into life; introduced by birth. [1913 Webster]

No one could be born into slavery in Mexico. --Prescott. [1913 Webster]

2. Having from birth a certain character; by or from birth; by nature; innate; as, a born liar. ``A born matchmaker.'' --W. D. Howells. [1913 Webster]

{Born again} (Theol.), regenerated; renewed; having received spiritual life. ``Except a man be born again, he can not see the kingdom of God.'' --John iii. 3.

{Born days}, days since one was born; lifetime. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.