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orphan 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈôrfən/,
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orphans, plural;
  1. Denoting, of, or for an orphan or orphans

  2. Bereft of protection, position, etc
    • - orphan garbage barges aimlessly wandering the oceans
Verb
  1. Make (a person or animal) an orphan
    • - John was orphaned at 12
Noun
  1. A child whose parents are dead

  2. A person or thing bereft of protection, position, etc
    • - radioactive wastes are the main orphan of the nuclear era
  3. The first line of a paragraph set as the last line of a page or column, considered undesirable


  1. a child who has lost both parents
  2. deprive of parents
  3. someone or something who lacks support or care or supervision
  4. the first line of a paragraph that is set as the last line of a page or column
  5. a young animal without a mother
  6. An orphan (from the Greek ὀρφανός) is a child permanently bereaved of his or her parents. In common usage, only a child (or the young of an animal) who has lost both parents is called an orphan. However, adults can also be referred to as orphans, or "adult orphans".
  7. Orphan is an album on MCA records, recorded in 2001 by Darwin's Waiting Room.
  8. The term orphan car accurately applies to any marque of motor vehicle built by a manufacturer that has discontinued business entirely. (The term is sometimes inaccurately applied to a discontinued marque from a still-existing vehicle manufacturer (i.e. Oldsmobile) or a sub-marque (i.e. ...
  9. Mister Sensitive (real name Andrew Smith) is a fictional character from Marvel Comics, who was a prominent castmember in the X-Statix series. He first appeared in X-Force vol. 1 #117 and was created by Peter Milligan and Mike Allred.
  10. Orphan is a 2009 American horror film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, starring Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, and Isabelle Fuhrman in the title role. The film centers on a couple who, after the death of their unborn child, adopt a mysterious 9-year old girl. ...
  11. This article is about the play. For the 2009 horror film, see Orphan (film).
  12. A person, especially a minor, both or (rarely) one of whose parents have died; A young animal with no mother; Anything that is unsupported, as by its source, provider or caretaker, by reason of the supporter's demise or decision to abandon; A single line of type, beginning a paragraph, at the ...
  13. (Orphans) French phrase. Common in European casinos. It's a bet on three specific numbers 6, 34 and 17 that are neighbors on the wheel, but far apart on the layout.
  14. (Orphans) (Lam 5:3), i.e., desolate and without protectors. The word occurs only here. In Joh 14:18 the word there rendered "comfortless" (R.V., "desolate;" marg., "orphans") properly means "orphans." The same Greek word is rendered "fatherless" in Jam 1:27.
  15. (Orphans) According to the custom of London and some other cities, a court existed therein for the government of orphans.
  16. (Orphans) As mortality is still very high in Africa compared to other continents, proportion of orphans is very high even without AIDS: 7% of children aged 10 have already lost their mother and 12.5% their father and about 0.8% lost both parents. ...
  17. (Orphans) Children whose parents are dead or unknown, whatever their race, have an obvious need for welfare intervention unless they have kin prepared to care for them. As I noted earlier, the great majority of orphans in the Ward Registers had no known relatives. ...
  18. (Orphans) Mages who Awaken and use magic without being instructed by a Tradition. All players in this game will belong to one of the Nine Traditions, but it can be important to remember that there are others out there.
  19. (Orphans) Used whenever there is evidence that a child has lost both parents. Also used when a person is specifically described as being an orphan, even if there is evidence that one of the parents is still alive
  20. (The Orphans) A low-tier gang that appears non-threatening. They wear green shirts with "ORPHANS" stitched into the back, and blue jeans.
  21. Orphans are files that were in the old version of a package but no longer in the new version.
  22. A policy owner who is not currently being serviced by the writing agent/broker.
  23. Condoling with orphans in a dream, means that the unhappy cares of others will touch your sympathies and cause you to sacrifice much personal enjoyment. ...
  24. The Immigration and Nationality Act provides a definition of an orphan for the purposes of immigration to the United States.
  25. A child who has no parents because of death, disappearance, desertion or abandonment of the parents. ...