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Another word for native

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Adjective
  1. Possessed at birth

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    native

    be

  2. Forming an essential element, as arising from the basic structure of an individual

  3. Of, from, or within a country's own territory

      1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a nation:
      2. Of or relating to nationality:
      3. Of or maintained by the government of a nation:
      1. Of, relating to, or located within the limits or surface; inner.
      2. Residing in or dependent on essential nature; intrinsic:
      3. Located, acting, or effective within the body.
      1. A place where one lives; a residence.
      2. The physical structure within which one lives, such as a house or apartment.
      3. A dwelling place together with the family or social unit that occupies it; a household.
      1. Of or relating to the family or household:
      2. Fond of home life and household affairs.
      3. Tame or domesticated. Used of animals.
    See also:

    native

  4. Existing, born, or produced in a land or region

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    native

  5. In a primitive state; not domesticated or cultivated; produced by nature

    See also:

    wild

  6. In a natural state and still not prepared for use

    See also:

    clean

Another word for native

Modifier
  1. Natural

  2. Originating in or characteristic of a region

Noun
  1. Aborigine

  2. Citizen

Synonym Study

  • Endemic , applied esp. to plants and diseases, implies prevalence in or restriction to a particular region typhus is endemic in some tropical areas
  • Aboriginal applies to the earliest known inhabitants (or, rarely, animals or plants) of a region the Indians are the aboriginal Americans
  • Indigenous , which also suggests natural origin in a particular region, is applied to races or species rather than to individuals the potato is indigenous to South America
  • Native applies to a person born, or thing originating, in a certain place or country a native New Yorker, native fruits