HyperDic: orphan

English > 5 senses of the word orphan:
NOUNperson orphana child who has lost both parents
person orphansomeone or something who lacks support or care or supervision
communicationorphanthe first line of a paragraph that is set as the last line of a page or column
animalorphana young animal without a mother
VERBpossessionorphandeprive of parents
orphan > pronunciation
Soundsao'rfahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > orphan: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA child who has lost both parents.
Broaderchild, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestlingA young person of either sex
Spanishdoctrino, guacho, huérfana, huérfano, orfandad
Catalanorfe
Verbsorphandeprive of parents
English > orphan: 5 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone or something who lacks support or care or supervision.
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
English > orphan: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe first line of a paragraph that is set as the last line of a page or column.
Broaderlinetext consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
English > orphan: 5 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningA young animal without a mother.
Broaderyoung, offspringAny immature animal
English > orphan: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningdeprive of parents.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Broaderdeprive, strip, divesttake away possessions from someone
Spanishdejar huérfano
Nounsorphana child who has lost both parents
orphanagea public institution for the care of orphans
orphanagethe condition of being a child without living parents

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