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Synonyms for native
ˈneɪ tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. native, indigen, indigene, aborigine, aboriginal(noun)

    an indigenous person who was born in a particular place

    "the art of the natives of the northwest coast"; "the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students"

    Synonyms:
    indigen, indigene, aborigine, aboriginal, native Australian

    Antonyms:
    adventive, strange, foreign, impure, nonnative, naturalized, adoptive, alien, exotic, tramontane, established, foreign-born, unnaturalised, adopted, unnaturalized, imported

  2. native(noun)

    a person born in a particular place or country

    "he is a native of Brazil"

    Synonyms:
    indigen, indigene, aborigine, aboriginal

    Antonyms:
    exotic, unnaturalised, nonnative, naturalized, adopted, foreign, impure, foreign-born, adventive, unnaturalized, strange, adoptive, imported, established, tramontane, alien

  3. native(adj)

    indigenous plants and animals

    Synonyms:
    indigen, indigene, aborigine, aboriginal

    Antonyms:
    nonnative, imported, unnaturalised, adventive, established, alien, unnaturalized, adoptive, naturalized, exotic, tramontane, adopted, foreign, strange, foreign-born, impure

  4. native(adj)

    characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin

    "the native North American sugar maple"; "many native artists studied abroad"

    Synonyms:
    aboriginal

    Antonyms:
    nonnative, naturalized, tramontane, foreign, alien, unnaturalised, impure, adopted, adventive, adoptive, unnaturalized, strange, established, imported, foreign-born, exotic

  5. native(adj)

    belonging to one by birth

    "my native land"; "one's native language"

    Synonyms:
    aboriginal

    Antonyms:
    nonnative, imported, foreign, adopted, impure, unnaturalised, naturalized, adventive, unnaturalized, established, strange, foreign-born, adoptive, alien, exotic, tramontane

  6. native, aboriginal(adj)

    characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning

    "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia"

    Synonyms:
    primaeval, primordial, aboriginal, primal, primeval

    Antonyms:
    foreign-born, nonnative, imported, foreign, exotic, unnaturalised, adopted, naturalized, tramontane, impure, alien, adoptive, strange, unnaturalized, adventive, established

  7. native(adj)

    as found in nature in the elemental form

    "native copper"

    Synonyms:
    aboriginal

    Antonyms:
    nonnative, alien, unnaturalised, impure, established, unnaturalized, tramontane, imported, strange, adoptive, naturalized, adopted, adventive, foreign-born, exotic, foreign

Wiktionary

  1. native(noun)

    Antonyms:
    foreign

  2. native(noun)

    Belonging to one by birth.

    She is a regular Wiki* native.

    Antonyms:
    foreign

  3. native(noun)

    Characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from prehistoric times.

    Antonyms:
    foreign

  4. native(adjective)

    Of or relating to North American Indians or Aboriginal people.

    Some natives must have stolen our cattle.

    Antonyms:
    foreign

  5. native(adjective)

    Many native artists studied abroad.

    Antonyms:
    foreign

  6. native(adjective)

    The naturalized Norway maple often outcompetes the native North American sugar maple.

    Antonyms:
    foreign

  7. native(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    foreign

  8. native(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    foreign

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. native

    Native denotes that which belongs to one by birth; natal that which pertains to the event of birth; natural denotes that which rests upon inherent qualities of character or being. We speak of one's native country, or of his natal day; of natural ability, native genius. Compare INHERENT; PRIMEVAL; RADICAL.

    Synonyms:
    indigenous, innate, natal, natural, original

    Antonyms:
    acquired, alien, alien, artificial, assumed, foreign, unnatural

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. native

    Synonyms:
    indigenous, home, exported, artless, natural, proper, suitable, congenital, inbred, vernacular

    Antonyms:
    foreign, imported, exotic, alien, artificial, acquired, assumed, affected

Editors Contribution

  1. indio

    a native is a person who is an indegonous person.

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  
  2. sons of the soil

    he is a native.

    Submitted by anonymous on October 12, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. native(a.)

    Synonyms:
    natal, of birth

  2. native(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vernacular, VULGAR, mother

  3. native(a.)

    Synonyms:
    indigenous, natural, congenital, original, genuine, intrinsic, real, unartificial, home-bred, not acquired, bred in the bone, that runs in the blood

  4. native(n.)

    Synonyms:
    original inhabitant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. native(a)

    Synonyms:
    natal, indigenous, natural, aboriginal, autochthonal, vernacular, mother, genuine, congenital, inherent, inborn, inbred, innate, original

    Antonyms:
    foreign, artificial, exotic, acquired, assumed, unnatural

  2. native(n)

    Synonyms:
    aboriginal, denizen (by birth), indigene

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How to use native in a sentence?

  1. Eske Willerslev:

    The Kennewick Man's closest living relatives are Native Americans.

  2. Jesse Jackson:

    With the exception of Native Americans, Native Americans are the people who are most behind socially and economically in the United States and our needs are not moderate. A people far behind can not catch up choosing the most moderate path. The most progressive social and economic path gives us the best chance to catch up and Senator Bernie Sanders represents the most progressive path. That's why I choose to endorse Senator Bernie Sanders today, the Joe Biden campaign has not reached out to me or asked for my support.

  3. Randy Guisto:

    Twitter Inc's still unclear how Twitter Inc will monetize Moments. Most likely Twitter Inc will be some form of sponsored or native ads wrapped around individual moments.

  4. Justin Chart:

    I’m doing this because I’m a native and I love the city and I want to do something good,”

  5. Terrell Johnson:

    It shows how little we are valued. These black churches, the mosque, Native American sites, they are not as valued as Catholicism or Christianity in that aspect, and its frustrating.


Translations for native

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  • اصليArabic
  • rodný, rodák, domorodecCzech
  • hjemmehørendeDanish
  • Eingeborene, einheimisch, gebürtig, Eingeborener, Ureinwohner, UreinwohnerinGerman
  • αυτόχθων, γηγενής, ντόπιος, μητρικός, ιθαγενής, γενέθλιοςGreek
  • indiĝeno, indiĝena, denaskaEsperanto
  • indígena, natal, nativoSpanish
  • paikallinen, alueellinen, [[paikallinen]] [[asukas]], alkuasukas, autoktoninen, alkuperäinen, kotoperäinen, syntyperäinenFinnish
  • indigène, autochtone, natif, maternel, originaire deFrench
  • gnèitheachScottish Gaelic
  • देHindi
  • születésű, hazai, belföldi, anyanyelviHungarian
  • մայրենի, հայրենիArmenian
  • asliIndonesian
  • nativoItalian
  • 自国, 土着Japanese
  • 토산의Korean
  • indigenusLatin
  • tangata whenuaMāori
  • ingeboren, inheems, inwoner, oorspronkelijk, inboorling, moeder-, autochtoon, geboren en getogen, geboorte-, aangeborenDutch
  • innfødtNorwegian
  • tubylec, ojczysty, autochton, rdzenny, rodzimyPolish
  • selvagem, nativo, indígenaPortuguese
  • localnic, nativ, originară, de la naștere, originar, autohton, indigen, matern, localnicăRomanian
  • туземный, выходец, родной, местный, туземец, туземка, коренной, аборигенка, коренная жительница, уроженка, коренной житель, абориген, уроженецRussian
  • starosedeoc, samorodan, рођениSerbo-Croatian
  • amëtar, autokton, vendësAlbanian
  • inhemskSwedish
  • జన్మస్థలంTelugu
  • ріднийUkrainian
  • געבוירןYiddish
  • 本地人Chinese

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