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English noun: orphan

1. orphan (person) a child who has lost both parents


Broader (hypernym)child, fry, kid, minor, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster

2. orphan (person) someone or something who lacks support or care or supervision


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

3. orphan (communication) the first line of a paragraph that is set as the last line of a page or column


Broader (hypernym)line

4. orphan (animal) a young animal without a mother


Broader (hypernym)offspring, young


English verb: orphan

1. orphan (possession) deprive of parents


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)deprive, divest, strip









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