orphan - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] [usually passive] 

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/ˈɔː(r)f(ə)n/
present tense
I/you/we/theyorphan
he/she/itorphans
present participleorphaning
past tenseorphaned
past participleorphaned
  1. to make a child an orphan

    children who have been orphaned by the AIDS epidemic