HyperDic: native

English > 7 senses of the word native:
ADJECTIVEallnativecharacteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin
allnativebelonging to one by birth
allnative, aboriginalcharacteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning
allnativeas found in nature in the elemental form
NOUNperson native, indigen, indigene, aborigine, aboriginalan indigenous person who was born in a particular place
person nativea person born in a particular place or country
Topsnativeindigenous plants and animals
native > pronunciation
Soundsney'tihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > native: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin.
Examples
  • "the native North American sugar maple"
  • "many native artists studied abroad"
Narrowerautochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenousoriginating where it is found
domesticproduced in a particular country
homegrownGrown or originating in a particular place
native-bornBelonging to a place by birth
Oppositeforeign, strangerelating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
Spanishnativo
Nounsnativean indigenous person who was born in a particular place
nativenessthe quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin
English > native: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningbelonging to one by birth.
Examples
  • "my native land"
  • "one's native language"
Narrowerconnatural, inborn, inbrednormally existing at birth
Oppositeadopted, adoptiveacquired as your own by free choice
Spanishmaterno, natal, nativo
Nounsnativenessthe quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin
English > native: 7 senses > adjective 3
MeaningCharacteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning.
Example"native Americans"
Synonymaboriginal
Oppositenonnativenot being or composed of aborigines
Spanishaborigen, indígena, nativo
Catalanaborigen, nadiu
Nounsnativenessthe quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin
English > native: 7 senses > adjective 4
MeaningAs found in nature in the elemental form.
Example"native copper"
BroaderpureFree of extraneous elements of any kind
Nounsnativenessthe quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin
English > native: 7 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn indigenous person who was born in a particular place.
Example"the art of the natives of the northwest coast"
Synonymsindigen, indigene, aborigine, aboriginal
NarrowerFilipinoA native or inhabitant of the Philippines
Levantine(formerly) a native or inhabitant of the Levant
MauritianA native or inhabitant of Mauritius
RussianA native or inhabitant of Russia
SeychelloisA native or inhabitant of Seychelles
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishaborigen, indígena, nativa, nativo
Catalanaborigen, aborígen, indígena
Adjectivesnativecharacteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin
English > native: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person born in a particular place or country.
Example"he is a native of Brazil"
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishautóctono, nativo, natural
Catalanautòcton, nadiu, natiu, natural
English > native: 7 senses > noun 3, Tops
Meaningindigenous plants and animals.
Broaderorganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

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