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Definition of "borne" []

  • A past participle of bear1. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "borne" in a sentence
  • "The label borne by the new Mixture is "_Fernande_," but as"
  • "Opposed to it Gregory assumed the title borne ever since by his successors."
  • "This observation led Professor Thomson to his doctrine of the dissipation of energy, which he formulated before the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1852, and published also in the Philosophical Magazine the same year, the title borne being, "On a Universal Tendency in Nature to the Dissipation of Mechanical Energy.""