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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
born (adjective)
1.
a) brought forth by or as if by birth
b) - native usually used in combination American-born
c) deriving or resulting from - usually used in combination poverty-born crime
2.
a) having from birth specified qualities - a born leader
b) being in specified circumstances from birth - nobly born born to wealth
3.
destined from or as if from birth - born to succeed
Born (biographical name)
Max 1882–1970 Ger. physicist
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
born (adjective)
1.
being such from birth or by nature
SYNONIMS:
born, congenital
RELATED WORDS:
chronic, confirmed, habitual, incorrigible, ingrained ( engrained), inveterate, proper, regular, unreconstructed, unregenerate; constitutional, consummate; elemental, elementary, essential; connate, hereditary, inborn, inherent, innate, intimate, intrinsic, native; instinctual, intuitive
NEAR ANTONYMS:
cultivated, developed, trained; alien, foreign, unnatural
nonnatural
born (adjective)
2.
belonging to a particular place by birth or origin
SYNONIMS:
aboriginal, autochthonous, born, domestic, endemic, indigenous
RELATED WORDS:
local, regional; original
NEAR ANTONYMS:
imported, introduced, transplanted; alien, exotic, foreign, strange; expatriate, immigrant
nonindigenous, nonnative
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