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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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