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Do not confuse born, which means 'having started life' (a newly born baby) with borne, which is the past participle of the verb bear and means 'carried' (the coffin was borne by eight soldiers).
- past participle of bear1 (sense 4).
Old English boren, past participle of beran 'to bear' (see bear1)
On the difference between born and borne, see bear1 (usage).