be born

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v be born come into existence through birth "She was born on a farm"
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Quotations

  • Charles Olson
    Charles Olson
    “I take space to be the central fact to man born in America. I spell it large because it comes large here. Large and without mercy.”
  • Deepak Chopra
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    “Every person is a God in embryo. Its only desire is to be born.”
  • Doug Horton
    Doug%20Horton
    “Born to be wild -- live to outgrow it.”
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau
    Jean%20Jacques%20Rousseau
    “We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.”
  • Andy Warhol
    Andy%20Warhol
    “Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.”
  • Thomas B. Aldrich
    Thomas B. Aldrich
    “The man who suspects his own tediousness is yet to be born.”

Usage

In literature:

The little stranger was being born at the moment of her divorce from her third husband.
"The Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
You come longer me, and be my little 'un, and I'll be your daddy, and a better dad, I lay, nor if I'd been born so.
"Harding's luck" by E. [Edith] Nesbit
It was hardly to be borne.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
What saw I bitterer to be borne in all the city spilt?
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
We think that a woman must be born again as a man before she can enter upon the way that leads to heaven.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
Then with a sponge or wash cloth wash off this water with as hot water as can be borne.
"Treatise on the Diseases of Women" by Lydia E. Pinkham
The former should be as hot as it can be borne, 93 deg.
"The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases" by Charles West, M.D.
You have to be born with talent like that!
"Alex the Great" by H. C. Witwer
But that she should be enthralled and Jack free was not to be borne!
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
And into the brain of all living beings will be born the perfect comprehension of their own indestructible divinity.
"The Crimson Tide" by Robert W. Chambers
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In poetry:

This is the Nile
That has seen me be born,
And grow And burn in ignorance on
Extending plains.
"Rivers" by Giuseppe Ungaretti
CHORUS.
With mercy let justice
To mortals be given,
For Justice and Mercy
Are twin-born in heaven!
"The Maid Of Saxony; Or, Who's The Traitor? - Act III" by George Pope Morris
CHORUS.
With mercy let justice
To mortals be given;
For Mercy and Justice
Are twin-borne of heaven.
"The Maid Of Saxony; Or, Who's The Traitor? - Act III" by George Pope Morris
One of the People! Born to be
Their curious Epitome;
To share, yet rise above
Their shifting hate and love.
"Abraham Lincoln: An Horatian Ode" by Richard Henry Stoddard
"Nay," sayd the lord Perse,
"I told it the beforne,
That I wolde never yeldyde be
To no man of a woman born."
"Chevy-Chase" by Anonymous British
For ever blessed be thy grace
That formed my soul anew,
And made it of a heav'n-born race,
Thy glory to pursue.
"Hymn 22 part 2" by Isaac Watts

In news:

Born to be a little wild.
Love the song "Born to be Wild".
Corey Rotic was born and raised in Cleveland, and (if his parents' are to be believed) he's wanted to work at WMMS since the age of 2.
My philosophy is that Prof Oxman should be allowed, nay even encouraged, to print cocoon-like giant tents with wire-borne aerial robots emitting synthetic silks.
Georgia teen Zach Hodskins is a star player on his high school's basketball team, despite being born with only one arm .
What exactly causes autism is still uncertain, but researchers are investigating the possibility that a mother having the flu while she is pregnant may increase the likelihood of her child being born with the condition.
Georgia teen Zach Hodskins is a star player on his high school's basketball team, despite being born with only one arm.
Dear editor, Correction on behalf of Bobby Frickie: Being born again is a spirit birth, as Jesus was at resurrection from death.
In this season we celebrate of the greatest prophecies, fulfilled by the Prophet Isaiah in Chapter 7, Verse 14, that Jesus would be born of a virgin in Bethlehem.
And veterinarian Bryan Wolfe says it's even rarer for all three calves to be born alive.
An international coalition said there are a handful of proven protections -- and if the US and other developed countries do a better job of using them, together they could keep 58,000 babies a year from being born too soon.
And it took another 50 years for science to discover that people could be born face blind , like Jacob Hodes and Jo Livingston, a retired teacher, Ben Dubrovsky, a software products designer, and Meg Novotny, a doctor.
It looks like Tom Brady 's next future sports star will be born just in time for the Super Bowl.
Apple's Cook Says More Macs Will Be Born in the U.S.A. Go To Businessweek.com.
A roadside bomb in Afghanistan took the life of an infant child hours after being born as well as the child's mother and four relatives in an attack in the country's east on November 10, 2012, local officials said today.
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In science:

It would be very interesting to understand whether indeed the higher terms in the nonabelian Born-Infeld action can be organized in such a way as to reproduce nonlinear gravitational effects between general sources.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
Hence the notation used in this paper has to be borne in mind.
On Superluminal Propagation and Information Velocity
Note that as a result of a weak elastic impurity scattering (considered within the Born approximation) the bump in S is found to be lowered with the strength of the impurity interaction or the impurity concentration.
Coherent description of electrical and thermal impurity-and-phonon limited transport in simple metals
Although the discussion of section 2 has shown that the final state need not be thermodynamically equilibrated to have these properties, it then at least looks like hadrons are “born into thermodynamic equilibrium” .
Remarks on the extraction of freeze-out parameters
It should be borne in mind that certain dynamical features of solutions of partial (or even ordinary) differential equations might not be accesible to numerical calculation due to limitations in resolution.
Applications of the theory of evolution equations to general relativity
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