Definition of BORNE

verb : BORNE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature" ;

  • 4. (

    ) move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders" ;

  • 5. (

    ) bring forth; "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers" ;

  • 8. (

    ) bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?" ;

  • 9. (

    ) have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar" ;

  • 11. (

    ) have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; "She bears the title of Duchess"; "He held the governorship for almost a decade" ;

  • 12. (

    ) support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright" ;


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