give birth (to someone)


give birth (to someone)
give birth (to someone) phrase
if a woman gives birth to a baby, she produces it from inside her body

She gave birth to a baby boy.

Thesaurus: pregnancy and having a babyhyponym
Main entry: birth

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  • birth — [ bɜrθ ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount the occasion of a baby being born: We are happy to announce the birth of our son Andrew. John wanted to be present at the birth. from/since birth: James has been blind from birth. at birth (=at the time… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • birth */*/*/ — UK [bɜː(r)θ] / US [bɜrθ] noun Word forms birth : singular birth plural births 1) a) [countable/uncountable] the occasion of a baby being born We are happy to announce the birth of our son Andrew. John wanted to be present at the birth. from/since …   English dictionary

  • give — givable, giveable, adj., n. givee, n. giver, n. /giv/, v., gave, given, giving, n. v.t. 1. to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow: to give a birthday present to someone. 2. to hand to someone: Give me that plate, please …   Universalium

  • give — [c]/gɪv / (say giv) verb (gave, given, giving) –verb (t) 1. to deliver freely; bestow; hand over: to give someone a present. 2. to deliver to another in exchange for something; pay. 3. to pass over to: give me that book, please. 4. to grant… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Birth attendant — A birth attendant is a midwife, physician, obstetrician, nurse, or other health care provider who is present at ( attends ) a childbirth in a professional capacity.A birth assistant is someone other than the above who is trained, apprenticed,… …   Wikipedia

  • bring someone/thing forth — archaic give birth to someone or something. → bring …   English new terms dictionary

  • bring someone into the world — give birth to or assist at the birth of someone …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Jayadeva birth controversy — Until recently, the origins of the great twelfth century poet Jayadeva had been somewhat obscure, with the two neighboring states of Orissa and Bengal in Eastern India staking a claim to Jayadeva s origins. This had led to a bitter feud between… …   Wikipedia


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