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  • as inpurpose
  • as inrivulet

synonyms for bourn

  • ambition
  • aspiration
  • desire
  • determination
  • direction
  • function
  • goal
  • idea
  • intent
  • objective
  • plan
  • principle
  • project
  • reason
  • scheme
  • scope
  • target
  • view
  • wish
  • animus
  • calculation
  • design
  • destination
  • dream
  • drift
  • end
  • expectation
  • hope
  • mecca
  • mission
  • object
  • point
  • premeditation
  • proposal
  • proposition
  • prospect
  • resolve
  • will
  • big idea
  • intendment
  • ulterior motive
  • whatfor
  • where one's headed
  • whole idea
  • why and wherefore
  • whyfor

antonyms for bourn

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • beginning
  • start
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    How to use bourn in a sentence

    Now, it is pretty widely known that no uglier river oozes down to its bourn in the sea through unwholesome banks of low mud.
    JOHN BULL ON THE GUADALQUIVIRANTHONY TROLLOPE
    Mr. Bourn was succeeded by the Rev. John Hoyle, who was minister for seventeen years.
    A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF NORWICHA. D. BAYNE
    But Du Meresq would be sucked down in the blue lake, and travel to that bourn alone.
    BLUEBELLMRS. GEORGE CROFT HUDDLESTON
    Milton in Comus uses bosky bourn in the same sense perhaps with Shakespeare.
    NOTES TO SHAKESPEARE, VOLUME III: THE TRAGEDIESSAMUEL JOHNSON
    Shakespeare: "That undiscovered country from whose bourn no traveler returns."
    DEFENSE OF THE FAITH AND THE SAINTS (VOLUME 1 OF 2)B. H. ROBERTS
    Franklin beheld one flash forth from the cloud, and he traced the lightnings to their bourn.
    CAXTON'S BOOK: A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS, POEMS, TALES, AND SKETCHES.W. H. RHODES
    Most of Shakspere's tragedies compel our thoughts to follow their persons across the bourn.
    A DISH OF ORTSGEORGE MACDONALD
    An illness which has long hung about me, in all probability will speedily send me beyond that bourn whence no traveller returns.
    THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ROBERT BURNS: CONTAINING HIS POEMS, SONGS, AND CORRESPONDENCE.ROBERT BURNS AND ALLAN CUNNINGHAM
    The blue flowers on the green, the lilacs in Widow Bourn's garden.
    THE DEBATABLE LANDARTHUR COLTON
    A neighbor or two had sat up with Widow Bourn to prevent her worrying.
    THE DEBATABLE LANDARTHUR COLTON
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