HyperDic: alien

English > 6 senses of the word alien:
NOUNperson alien, foreigner, noncitizen, outlandera person who comes from a foreign country
person alien, stranger, unknownanyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
person alien, extraterrestrial being, extraterrestriala form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
ADJECTIVEallalien, foreignnot contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something
allalien, exoticbeing or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
VERBpossessionalien, alienatetransfer property or ownership
alien > pronunciation
Soundsey'liyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > alien: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something.
Example"an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism"
Synonymforeign
Broaderextrinsicnot forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside
Spanishajeno, extrínseco
Catalanaliè, extrínsec
English > alien: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBeing or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world.
Example"alien customs"
Synonymexotic
Broaderforeign, strangerelating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
Spanishexótica, exótico, extranjero, extraño, foráneo, forastero
Catalanaliè, estranger, estrany, forà, foraster
Nounsaliena person who comes from a foreign country
alienanyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
aliena form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
English > alien: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country / country.
Synonymsforeigner, noncitizen, outlander
Narrowerau pairA young foreigner who lives with a family in return for doing light housework
exile, deporteeA person who is expelled from home or country by authority
gringoA Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)
import, importeeAn imported person brought from a foreign country
meticAn alien who paid a fee to reside in an ancient Greek city
Broadertraveler, travellerA person who changes location
OppositecitizenA native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
Spanishextranjera, extranjero, foráneo, forastero, outlander
Catalanestrangera, estranger, estranya, estrany, forà, forastera, foraster, outlander
Adjectivesalienbeing or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
English > alien: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAnyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found.
Synonymsstranger, unknown
Narrowerforeigner, outsidersomeone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
Broaderintruder, interloper, trespassersomeone who intrudes / intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
Oppositeacquaintance, friendA person with whom you are acquainted
Spanishextrangero, extranjero, extraño, forastero, intruso
Catalandesconegut, estranger, estrany, foraster, intrús
Adjectivesalienbeing or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
English > alien: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere.
Synonymsextraterrestrial being, extraterrestrial
Broaderhypothetical creatureA creature that has not been observed but is hypothesized to exist
Spanishalienígena, extraterrestre
Catalanalienígena, extraterrestre
Adjectivesalienbeing or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
English > alien: 6 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningtransfer property or ownership.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The will aliened the property to the heirs"
Synonymalienate
BroadertransferCause to change ownership
Spanishalienar
Catalanalienar

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