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 History of this Word

"borne" is from "pherein" (to carry) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

More words with this suffix,
oceanborne
blood-borne
soilborne
chairborne

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"-borne" is a type of suffix

Definition

A word ending used to show that something is moved by a particular thing. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-borne illustration What is the range in size and origin of airborne particles?
-borne illustration Onboard the shipborne lab will be inline nutrient instrumentation that can be used to determine the characteristics of the seawater.