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Is born a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word born is a Scrabble US word. The word born is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

B3O1R1N1

Is born a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word born is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

B3O1R1N1

Is born a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word born is a Words With Friends word. The word born is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

B4O1R1N2

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Valid words made from Born

You can make 13 words from 'born' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'born'

BORN 6 

3 letters words from 'born'

BON 5BOR 5
BRO 5NOB 5
NOR 3ORB 5
ROB 5 

2 letters words from 'born'

BO 4NO 2
OB 4ON 2
OR 2 

All 4 letters words made out of born

born obrn bron rbon orbn robn bonr obnr bnor nbor onbr nobr brno rbno bnro nbro rnbo nrbo ornb ronb onrb norb rnob nrob

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word born. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in born.

Definitions and meaning of born

born

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbɔːn/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɔɹn/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)n
  • Homophones: borne, bourn, bourne, Bourne (in accents with the horse-hoarse merger), bawn (in non-rhotic accents)

Etymology 1

From Middle English born, boren, borne, iborne, from Old English boren, ġeboren, from Proto-West Germanic *boran, *giboran, from Proto-Germanic *buranaz, past participle of Proto-Germanic *beraną (to bear, carry), equivalent to bear +‎ -en. Cognate with Saterland Frisian gebooren (born), West Frisian berne (born), Dutch geboren (born), German geboren (born), Swedish boren (born).

Verb

born

  1. past participle of bear; given birth to.
  2. (obsolete) past participle of bear in other senses.
    • 1784, Thomas Sheridan, Life of Dr. Swift, Section I
      In some monasteries the severity of the clausure is hard to be born.

Translations

Adjective

born (not comparable)

  1. Having from birth (or as if from birth) a certain quality or character; innate; inherited.

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • borne
  • , née

Etymology 2

Dialectal variant of burn.

Noun

born (plural borns)

  1. (Tyneside) Alternative spelling of burn (a stream)

References

  • Frank Graham (1987) The New Geordie Dictionary, →ISBN

Verb

born (third-person singular simple present borns, present participle bornin, simple past and past participle bornt)

  1. (Tyneside) Alternative spelling of burn (with fire etc.)

References

  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [1]

Anagrams

  • Brno, Norb

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

born f (plural bornen)

  1. (dialectal) Obsolete form of bron.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • barn

Noun

born n

  1. indefinite plural of barn

Source: wiktionary.org
  • BEAR, to endure.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)