HyperDic: nature

English > 5 senses of the word nature:
NOUNattributenaturethe essential qualities or characteristics / characteristics by which something is recognized
person naturea causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
objectnaturethe natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc.
attributenaturethe complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions
cognitionnaturea particular type of thing
nature > pronunciation
Soundsney'cher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > nature: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe essential qualities or characteristics / characteristics by which something is recognized.
Examples
  • "it is the nature of fire to burn"
  • "the true nature of jealousy"
PartscharacteristicA distinguishing quality
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Spanishcalaña, madera, naturaleza, natura
Catalannaturalesa, natura
English > nature: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe.
Examples
  • "the laws of nature"
  • "nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women"
Broadercausal agent, cause, causal agencyAny entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
Spanishnaturaleza
Catalannaturalesa, natura
English > nature: 5 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningThe natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc..
Example"they tried to preserve nature as they found it"
Broaderuniverse, existence, creation, world, cosmos, macrocosmEverything that exists anywhere
Spanishnaturaleza
Catalannatura
English > nature: 5 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions.
Example"it is his nature to help others"
Attributesgood-naturedHaving an easygoing and cheerful disposition
ill-naturedHaving an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Part ofpersonalityThe complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
Narroweranimality, animal natureThe physical (or animal) side of a person as opposed to the spirit or intellect
complexion(obsolete) a combination of elements (of dryness and warmth or of the four humors) that was once believed to determine a person's health and temperament
disposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
socialityThe tendency to associate with others and to form social groups
BroadertraitA distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Spanishíndole, naturaleza
Catalaníndole, naturalesa, natura
English > nature: 5 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningA particular type of thing.
Examples
  • "he's interested in trains and things of that nature"
  • "matters of a personal nature"
BroadertypeA subdivision of a particular kind of thing

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