What is another word for bourne?

Pronunciation: [bˈɔːn] (IPA)

Bourne is a term most commonly used in the context of boundaries, limits or destinations. Some synonyms for this word include boundary, terminus, limit, end, destination, terminus, conclusion and ultimate. Each of these words has its own connotation and usage but all refer to the final point of something physical, emotional or intellectual. For example, the boundary of a property refers to its ultimate limit, while the end or conclusion of a movie or book marks the ultimate terminus of the plotline. Understanding the various synonyms for bourne can enhance the precision and variety of one's vocabulary.

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Proper noun, singular
      bourn.

What are the hypernyms for Bourne?

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What are the opposite words for bourne?

The word "bourne" typically refers to a destination or a goal, but there are several antonyms that can be used to describe the opposite of its meaning. One possible antonym would be "source," which refers to the point of origin or the beginning of a journey. Another antonym for "bourne" is "stagnation," which describes a state of being still or inactive, without any movement or progress. "Retention" is another possible antonym, which refers to the act of holding onto something or keeping it in place. While these words all describe the opposite of "bourne," they each have distinct meanings that can be used in different contexts.

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Usage examples for Bourne

And when the war was over they could come home and have a little place up the river at bourne End ...
"Command"
William McFee
I have to express my thanks to His Eminence Cardinal bourne, who kindly permitted me to consult the archives of the See of Westminster and to print three of the documents in the Appendix; to Mr. Edward Armstrong, Provost of Queen's College, Oxford, and to the Rev.
"Henrietta Maria"
Henrietta Haynes
It is easy to imagine one's self, for a moment, amid these curious surroundings, spirited away to another sphere, to some distant bourne whence travelers do not return to write books.
"The Story of Malta"
Maturin M. Ballou

Famous quotes with Bourne

  • All roads indeed lead to Rome, but theirs also is a more mystical destination, some bourne of which no traveller knows the name, some city, they all seem to hint, even more eternal.
    Richard Le Gallienne
  • The Guide sang: Nearly they stood who fall; Themselves as they look back See always in the track The one false step, where all Even yet, by lightest swerve Of foot not yet enslaved, By smallest tremor of the smallest nerve, Might have been saved. Nearly they fell who stand, And with cold after fear Look back to mark how near They grazed the Siren’s land, Wondering that subtle fate, By threads so spidery fine, The choice of ways so small, the event so great, Should thus entwine. Therefore oh, man, have fear Lest oldest fears be true, Lest thou too far pursue The road that seems so clear, And step, secure, a hair-breadth bourne, Which, being once crossed forever unawares, Denies return.
    C. S. Lewis
  • once an age Some desperate wight, or wizard, gaunt and grey, Shall seek this spot by help of hidden lore, To ask of things forgotten or to come. But who, beholding me, shall dare defy The wrath of Jove? Since vain is wisdom's boast, And impotent the knowledge that o'erleaps The dusky bourne of time.
    Hartley Coleridge
  • Marriage, which has been the bourne of so many narratives, is still a great beginning, as it was to Adam and Eve, who kept their honeymoon in Eden, but had their first little one among the thorns and thistles of the wilderness. It is still the beginning of the home epic — the gradual conquest or irremediable loss of that complete union which makes the advancing years a climax, and age the harvest of sweet memories in common.
    George Eliot
  • Or say it is Pentecost: the hawthorn-tree, set with coagulate magnified flowers of may, blooms in a haze of light; old chalk-pits brim with seminal verdue from the roots of time.Landscape is like revelation; it is both singular crystal and the remotest things. Cloud-shadows of seasons revisit the earth, odourless myrrh bourne by the wandering kings.
    Geoffrey Hill

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