HyperDic: natural

English > 13 senses of the word natural:
ADJECTIVEallnaturalin accordance with nature
allnaturalexisting in or produced by nature
allnaturalexisting in or in conformity with nature or the observable world
allnaturalfunctioning or occurring in a normal way
allnatural(of a musical note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone
allnatural, biologicalrelated by blood
allnatural, instinctiveunthinking
allnatural, raw, rude(used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
allnatural, born, innatebeing talented through inherited qualities
allnatural, lifelikefree from artificiality
NOUNperson naturalsomeone regarded as certain to succeed
communicationnatural, cancela notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
actnatural(craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake
natural > pronunciation
Soundsnae'cherahl; nae'chrahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > natural: 13 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature.
Examples
  • "a very natural development"
  • "our natural environment"
  • "natural science"
  • "natural resources"
  • "natural cliffs"
  • "natural phenomena"
Attribute ofnaturalnessThe quality of being natural or based on natural principles
Narrowerearthynot far removed from or suggestive of nature
See alsoartlesssimple and natural
naturalExisting in or produced by nature
naturalExisting in or in conformity with nature or the observable world
Oppositeunnaturalnot in accordance with or determined by nature
Spanishnatural
Catalannatural
English > natural: 13 senses > adjective 2
MeaningExisting in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation.
Examples
  • "a natural pearl"
  • "natural gas"
  • "natural silk"
  • "natural blonde hair"
  • "a natural sweetener"
  • "natural fertilizers"
Narrowerunbleached, uncolored, undyednot artificially colored or bleached
See alsonaturalIn accordance with nature
Oppositeartificial, unrealcontrived by art rather than nature
Spanishnatural
Catalannatural
Nounsnaturalnessthe likeness of a representation to the thing represented
Adverbsnaturallyaccording to nature
English > natural: 13 senses > adjective 3
MeaningExisting in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical.
Example"a perfectly natural explanation"
Narrowerphysicalaccording with material things or natural laws (other than those peculiar to living matter)
See alsonaturalIn accordance with nature
Oppositesupernaturalnot existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws
Spanishnatural
Catalannatural
Nounsnaturalnessthe quality of being natural or based on natural principles
English > natural: 13 senses > adjective 4
MeaningFunctioning or occurring in a normal way; lacking abnormalities or deficiencies.
Examples
  • "it's the natural thing to happen"
  • "natural immunity"
  • "a grandparent's natural affection for a grandchild"
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Broadernormalconforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm
Spanishnatural
Catalannatural
English > natural: 13 senses > adjective 5
Meaning(of a musical note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone.
Examples
  • "a natural scale"
  • "B natural"
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Oppositeflat(of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone
sharp(of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone
Spanishnatural
Catalannatural
English > natural: 13 senses > adjective 6
Meaningrelated by blood; not adopted.
Synonymbiological
Narrowerbegotten(of offspring) generated by procreation
OppositeadoptiveOf parents and children
Spanishbiológica, biológico, natural
Catalannatural
English > natural: 13 senses > adjective 7
Meaningunthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct.
Example"a cat's natural aversion to water"
Synonyminstinctive
Broaderspontaneous, self-generatedhappening / happening or arising without apparent external cause
Spanishinstintivo
Catalaninstintiu
English > natural: 13 senses > adjective 8
Meaning(used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes.
Examples
  • "natural yogurt"
  • "natural produce"
Synonymsraw, rude
Broaderunprocessednot altered from an original or natural state
Spanishnatural
Catalannatural, rude
English > natural: 13 senses > adjective 9
Meaningtalented through inherited qualities.
Example"a natural leader"
Synonymsborn, innate
BroaderintelligentHaving the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
Spanishinnato
English > natural: 13 senses > adjective 10
MeaningFree from artificiality.
Example "a natural reaction"
Synonymlifelike
BroaderunaffectedFree of artificiality
Spanishnatural
Catalannatural
Nounsnaturalnessthe quality of being natural or based on natural principles
English > natural: 13 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone regarded as certain to succeed.
Example"he's a natural for the job"
Broaderachiever, winner, success, succeederA person with a record / record of successes
English > natural: 13 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat.
Synonymcancel
Broadermusical notation(music) notation used by musicians / musicians
Spanishnatural
Catalannatural
English > natural: 13 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake.
CategorycrapsA gambling game played with two dice
Broadercast, rollThe act of throwing dice

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