born / borne


born / borne
   Born is newly coming into life: A child was born at 12:01 New Year's day.
   Borne means "carried": All gossip is borne by an ill wind.

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  • born / borne —    Born is newly coming into life: A child was born at 12:01 New Year s day.    Borne means carried : All gossip is borne by an ill wind …   Confused words

  • born - borne — Both these words are pronounced . ◊ born When a baby is born, it comes out of its mother s body at the beginning of its life. They are given names when they are born. You often say that a person was born at a particular time or in a particular… …   Useful english dictionary

  • born, borne —    Both are past participles of the verb bear, but by convention they are used in slightly different ways. Born is limited to the idea of birth ( He was born in December ).    Borne is used for the sense of supporting or tolerating ( She has… …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • born, borne —    Both are past participles of the verb bear, but by convention they are used in slightly different ways. Born is limited to the idea of birth ( He was born in December ).    Borne is used for the sense of supporting or tolerating ( She has… …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • born — born, borne It is sometimes forgotten that born, relating to birth, is a past participle of the verb to bear, and that I was born on a Friday means ‘My mother bore me on a Friday’. Born is also used in figurative expressions such as an… …   Modern English usage

  • borne — born, borne It is sometimes forgotten that born, relating to birth, is a past participle of the verb to bear, and that I was born on a Friday means ‘My mother bore me on a Friday’. Born is also used in figurative expressions such as an… …   Modern English usage

  • Borne Sulinowo — Borne Sulinowo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Borne Sulinowo — Coat of arms …   Wikipedia

  • Borne (Ostrowice) — Borne …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • born —  , borne  Both are past participles of the verb bear, but by convention they are used in slightly different ways. Born is limited to the idea of birth ( He was born in December ). Borne is used for the sense of supporting or tolerating ( She has… …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors