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Synonyms for orphan
ˈɔr fənor·phan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. orphannoun

    a child who has lost both parents

  2. orphannoun

    someone or something who lacks support or care or supervision

  3. orphannoun

    the first line of a paragraph that is set as the last line of a page or column

  4. orphanverb

    a young animal without a mother

  5. orphanverb

    deprive of parents

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  1. List of paraphrases for "orphan":

    orphans, orphaned, orphanhood, anonymous, foundling, orphaning

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  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    A cognitive orphan becomes deprived of straightforwardness and sensibility; it stays unsure, for how and what to demonstrate.

  2. Karen Nettleton:

    Theyre just kids. Theyre Australian children. Theyre orphan children. Theyre my children. Theyre not going to be a risk to anyone.

  3. Steve Brozak:

    When Liisa Bayko have large pharmaceutical companies that aren't already in the orphan sector paying large premiums, it enters into really risky territory, it's going to be problematic for companies and investors that don't understand all the processes of manufacturing, development and patient advocacy.

  4. Avik Roy:

    We have accepted culturally that it's OK for a company to charge high prices for [ orphan ] drugs, the end result is that a lot of these orphan drugs are $ 10 billion drugs, even though they are for rare diseases.

  5. Clifford Villanueva Villalon:

    Four orphans outside a church received a dime, a quarter coin, a half-dollar coin and a dollar coin. The oldest orphan gets the one dollar-coin while the youngest gets the dime. How do you measure the value of life?

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