v. A past participle of bear1.adj. Brought into life by birth.adj. Brought into existence; created: A new nation was born with the revolution. adj. Having from birth a particular quality or talent: a born artist. adj. Destined, or seemingly destined, from birth: a person born to lead. adj. Resulting or arising: wisdom born of experience. adj. Native to a particular country, region, or place. Often used in combination: Irish-born; Southern born and bred; Boston-born. idiom. born yesterday Naive or ignorant. Used in negative constructions: Of course I can use a computer; I wasn't born yesterday.