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Synonyms for natural
ˈnætʃ ər əl, ˈnætʃ rəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. natural(noun)

    someone regarded as certain to succeed

    "he's a natural for the job"

    Synonyms:
    cancel

    Antonyms:
    faux, dyed, preternatural, phantasmal, near, simulated, semisynthetic, man-made, unintelligent, wizardly, eldritch, conventionalized, induced, substitute, weird, charming, witchlike, processed, unnatural, stupid, stylized, otherworldly, stylised, magical, painted, violent, colored, witching(a), ghostly, unlifelike, bionic, magic, arranged, conventionalised, marvelous, transcendental, ersatz, ghostlike, flat, imitation, miraculous, fake, coloured, staged, synthetic, uncanny, spiritual, artificial, false, unearthly, nonnatural, affected, supernatural, elfin, bleached, adoptive, factitious, sorcerous, spectral, celluloid, talismanic, marvellous, wizard(a), unreal, metaphysical, abnormal, dummy, apparitional, cardboard, necromantic, sharp, transmundane, eerie, fey

  2. natural, cancel(noun)

    a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat

    Synonyms:
    cancel

    Antonyms:
    charming, unnatural, painted, semisynthetic, marvellous, witching(a), arranged, phantasmal, wizardly, nonnatural, near, fake, elfin, magical, eldritch, unintelligent, unreal, transmundane, affected, cardboard, colored, fey, otherworldly, stupid, unlifelike, weird, supernatural, man-made, ersatz, imitation, metaphysical, transcendental, bionic, faux, processed, spiritual, preternatural, uncanny, spectral, witchlike, factitious, simulated, eerie, coloured, magic, talismanic, sharp, flat, dyed, violent, miraculous, dummy, synthetic, unearthly, ghostlike, stylised, conventionalised, substitute, marvelous, adoptive, abnormal, ghostly, conventionalized, sorcerous, false, induced, necromantic, staged, artificial, apparitional, bleached, celluloid, stylized, wizard(a)

  3. natural(adj)

    (craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake

    Synonyms:
    cancel

    Antonyms:
    substitute, weird, near, phantasmal, witchlike, affected, unreal, transcendental, induced, wizard(a), charming, magical, processed, unnatural, coloured, conventionalized, magic, otherworldly, elfin, abnormal, synthetic, arranged, dummy, sharp, miraculous, ghostly, ghostlike, wizardly, bleached, uncanny, colored, marvellous, apparitional, celluloid, stupid, simulated, bionic, eldritch, witching(a), unintelligent, factitious, transmundane, ersatz, man-made, fake, faux, spiritual, spectral, marvelous, adoptive, stylised, staged, semisynthetic, dyed, necromantic, preternatural, unlifelike, talismanic, violent, unearthly, cardboard, flat, metaphysical, stylized, supernatural, artificial, painted, eerie, nonnatural, conventionalised, imitation, sorcerous, false, fey

  4. natural(adj)

    in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature

    "a very natural development"; "our natural environment"; "natural science"; "natural resources"; "natural cliffs"; "natural phenomena"

    Synonyms:
    innate(p), instinctive, raw(a), rude(a), born(p), lifelike

    Antonyms:
    sorcerous, unnatural, bleached, faux, magic, near, charming, ghostlike, ghostly, artificial, flat, conventionalized, coloured, witching(a), semisynthetic, substitute, celluloid, preternatural, weird, man-made, induced, conventionalised, wizard(a), necromantic, spectral, metaphysical, marvellous, abnormal, factitious, marvelous, transcendental, arranged, elfin, cardboard, unlifelike, talismanic, fake, magical, staged, processed, otherworldly, eldritch, unearthly, sharp, affected, stupid, fey, supernatural, painted, false, uncanny, dyed, imitation, dummy, miraculous, transmundane, ersatz, adoptive, simulated, phantasmal, nonnatural, witchlike, bionic, apparitional, synthetic, colored, stylized, violent, unreal, wizardly, eerie, spiritual, unintelligent, stylised

  5. natural(adj)

    existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation

    "a natural pearl"; "natural gas"; "natural silk"; "natural blonde hair"; "a natural sweetener"; "natural fertilizers"

    Synonyms:
    innate(p), instinctive, raw(a), rude(a), born(p), lifelike

    Antonyms:
    weird, unlifelike, unreal, colored, affected, talismanic, painted, wizardly, unnatural, preternatural, nonnatural, semisynthetic, supernatural, elfin, cardboard, false, transmundane, eldritch, celluloid, near, eerie, marvelous, witchlike, faux, man-made, bleached, dyed, miraculous, uncanny, charming, fey, magical, artificial, simulated, sorcerous, abnormal, marvellous, sharp, apparitional, adoptive, conventionalized, induced, otherworldly, substitute, ersatz, necromantic, dummy, processed, spectral, transcendental, stylized, fake, coloured, arranged, spiritual, staged, unintelligent, phantasmal, stupid, synthetic, unearthly, imitation, stylised, bionic, witching(a), metaphysical, conventionalised, magic, wizard(a), ghostly, factitious, flat, ghostlike, violent

  6. natural(adj)

    existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical

    "a perfectly natural explanation"

    Synonyms:
    innate(p), instinctive, raw(a), rude(a), born(p), lifelike

    Antonyms:
    wizardly, fake, synthetic, magical, spectral, supernatural, violent, ghostlike, celluloid, preternatural, stupid, flat, dyed, ersatz, talismanic, elfin, unnatural, imitation, uncanny, fey, unreal, ghostly, artificial, marvelous, bleached, sorcerous, apparitional, nonnatural, sharp, unearthly, eldritch, affected, semisynthetic, spiritual, unintelligent, transmundane, cardboard, dummy, magic, phantasmal, witching(a), miraculous, simulated, stylized, painted, witchlike, coloured, charming, stylised, marvellous, near, wizard(a), unlifelike, adoptive, transcendental, man-made, induced, false, abnormal, weird, processed, bionic, substitute, necromantic, colored, arranged, staged, conventionalised, factitious, conventionalized, otherworldly, eerie, faux, metaphysical

  7. natural(adj)

    functioning or occurring in a normal way; lacking abnormalities or deficiencies

    "it's the natural thing to happen"; "natural immunity"; "a grandparent's natural affection for a grandchild"

    Synonyms:
    innate(p), instinctive, raw(a), rude(a), born(p), lifelike

    Antonyms:
    colored, unnatural, substitute, marvelous, transmundane, adoptive, necromantic, marvellous, fey, dyed, false, synthetic, wizardly, conventionalized, painted, affected, abnormal, phantasmal, wizard(a), violent, magic, simulated, bleached, elfin, dummy, uncanny, supernatural, weird, sharp, conventionalised, faux, factitious, witchlike, unreal, unintelligent, near, semisynthetic, man-made, staged, nonnatural, ersatz, magical, spectral, talismanic, stylised, artificial, coloured, preternatural, eldritch, flat, miraculous, imitation, cardboard, celluloid, otherworldly, stylized, eerie, unlifelike, ghostlike, arranged, unearthly, fake, sorcerous, charming, metaphysical, processed, apparitional, bionic, ghostly, witching(a), spiritual, stupid, transcendental, induced

  8. natural(adj)

    (of a musical note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone

    "a natural scale"; "B natural"

    Synonyms:
    innate(p), instinctive, raw(a), rude(a), born(p), lifelike

    Antonyms:
    painted, marvelous, cardboard, unnatural, unearthly, processed, induced, bleached, unintelligent, eerie, stylized, ghostly, unreal, synthetic, dyed, supernatural, talismanic, conventionalised, charming, eldritch, artificial, flat, factitious, fey, adoptive, uncanny, ersatz, imitation, stylised, wizard(a), elfin, otherworldly, faux, magical, semisynthetic, wizardly, metaphysical, ghostlike, sorcerous, spectral, witchlike, stupid, weird, miraculous, witching(a), spiritual, staged, nonnatural, unlifelike, transcendental, preternatural, phantasmal, affected, coloured, arranged, substitute, dummy, conventionalized, fake, abnormal, simulated, transmundane, apparitional, violent, man-made, near, sharp, celluloid, necromantic, marvellous, colored, magic, bionic, false

  9. natural, instinctive(adj)

    unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct

    "a cat's natural aversion to water"; "offering to help was as instinctive as breathing"

    Synonyms:
    innate(p), instinctive, raw(a), rude(a), born(p), lifelike

    Antonyms:
    stupid, bleached, sorcerous, nonnatural, wizard(a), necromantic, substitute, unreal, eerie, synthetic, magical, violent, unintelligent, celluloid, stylized, weird, unnatural, supernatural, witching(a), talismanic, transmundane, marvelous, abnormal, false, elfin, ghostlike, painted, transcendental, sharp, fake, conventionalized, imitation, metaphysical, unlifelike, dyed, marvellous, arranged, near, processed, faux, ghostly, spiritual, bionic, artificial, unearthly, man-made, semisynthetic, apparitional, colored, uncanny, wizardly, fey, coloured, witchlike, miraculous, flat, affected, stylised, staged, otherworldly, ersatz, phantasmal, spectral, adoptive, induced, magic, cardboard, conventionalised, factitious, charming, simulated, dummy, preternatural, eldritch

  10. natural, raw(a), rude(a)(adj)

    (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes

    "natural yogurt"; "natural produce"; "raw wool"; "raw sugar"; "bales of rude cotton"

    Antonyms:
    flat, wizardly, uncanny, phantasmal, eerie, conventionalized, stylized, dyed, celluloid, unintelligent, fake, ghostlike, synthetic, stylised, charming, witchlike, magic, sharp, unnatural, semisynthetic, substitute, unreal, painted, transcendental, bionic, cardboard, adoptive, simulated, processed, weird, magical, dummy, elfin, transmundane, ghostly, nonnatural, faux, unearthly, spiritual, imitation, eldritch, affected, metaphysical, artificial, near, marvelous, witching(a), supernatural, staged, man-made, miraculous, conventionalised, coloured, necromantic, wizard(a), false, abnormal, apparitional, violent, sorcerous, induced, preternatural, arranged, marvellous, factitious, fey, bleached, colored, talismanic, spectral, unlifelike, ersatz, otherworldly, stupid

  11. natural(adj)

    related by blood; not adopted

    Synonyms:
    innate(p), instinctive, raw(a), rude(a), born(p), lifelike

    Antonyms:
    spectral, induced, unnatural, elfin, preternatural, ersatz, necromantic, apparitional, otherworldly, eldritch, staged, stupid, ghostlike, imitation, nonnatural, uncanny, fake, unearthly, miraculous, phantasmal, factitious, talismanic, stylised, dyed, bleached, magic, substitute, false, charming, unintelligent, conventionalised, flat, affected, eerie, sharp, painted, stylized, man-made, adoptive, sorcerous, processed, unlifelike, artificial, marvellous, celluloid, conventionalized, wizardly, simulated, bionic, weird, faux, transmundane, witching(a), cardboard, arranged, metaphysical, violent, dummy, synthetic, spiritual, semisynthetic, transcendental, ghostly, fey, unreal, wizard(a), witchlike, marvelous, supernatural, colored, magical, near, abnormal, coloured

  12. natural, born(p), innate(p)(adj)

    being talented through inherited qualities

    "a natural leader"; "a born musician"; "an innate talent"

    Antonyms:
    spectral, fake, faux, synthetic, painted, ghostlike, abnormal, adoptive, dummy, unnatural, otherworldly, uncanny, unintelligent, substitute, unearthly, sharp, ghostly, colored, near, preternatural, fey, affected, ersatz, eerie, stylized, conventionalized, stylised, witchlike, arranged, unlifelike, elfin, phantasmal, artificial, stupid, miraculous, marvellous, semisynthetic, witching(a), supernatural, violent, spiritual, weird, nonnatural, factitious, flat, marvelous, bleached, talismanic, imitation, processed, magic, wizardly, cardboard, induced, metaphysical, bionic, magical, eldritch, apparitional, celluloid, dyed, man-made, transmundane, staged, transcendental, unreal, coloured, conventionalised, simulated, necromantic, charming, wizard(a), sorcerous, false

  13. lifelike, natural(adj)

    free from artificiality

    "a lifelike pose"; "a natural reaction"

    Synonyms:
    rude(a), born(p), graphic, raw(a), pictorial, instinctive, lifelike, vivid, innate(p)

    Antonyms:
    elfin, abnormal, necromantic, ersatz, staged, dummy, phantasmal, processed, talismanic, sorcerous, transmundane, unearthly, stylised, flat, marvelous, artificial, uncanny, magic, ghostly, eerie, magical, wizard(a), ghostlike, stupid, arranged, man-made, spectral, false, miraculous, transcendental, witchlike, spiritual, sharp, induced, apparitional, conventionalized, simulated, celluloid, adoptive, supernatural, violent, unlifelike, colored, dyed, witching(a), affected, marvellous, unnatural, imitation, preternatural, conventionalised, eldritch, weird, nonnatural, factitious, coloured, semisynthetic, bionic, substitute, bleached, fake, stylized, cardboard, unintelligent, synthetic, otherworldly, faux, wizardly, near, metaphysical, painted, fey, charming, unreal

Wiktionary

  1. natural(adjective)

    As expected.

    Antonyms:
    freak, aberrant, abnormal

  2. natural(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    artificial, abnormal, aberrant

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. natural

    Inherent signifies permanently united as an element or original quality, naturally existent or incorporated in something so as to have become an integral part. Immanent is a philosophic word, to denote that which dwells in or pervades any substance or spirit without necessarily being a part of it, and without reference to any working out (compare SUBJECTIVE). That which is inherent is an inseparable part of that in which it inheres, and is usually thought of with reference to some outworking or effect; as, an inherent difficulty. God is said to be immanent (not inherent) in the universe. Frequently intrinsic and inherent can be interchanged, but inherent applies to qualities, while intrinsic applies to essence, so that to speak of intrinsic excellence conveys higher praise than if we say inherent excellence. Inherent and intrinsic may be said of persons or things; congenital, inborn, inbred, innate, apply to living beings. Congenital is frequent in medical and legal use with special application to defects; as, congenital idiocy. Innate and inborn are almost identical, but innate is preferred in philosophic use, as when we speak of innate ideas; that which is inborn, congenital, or innate may be original with the individual, but that which is inbred is inherited. Ingrained signifies dyed in the grain, and denotes that which is deeply wrought into substance or character.

    Synonyms:
    congenital, essential, immanent, inborn, inbred, indispensable, indwelling, infixed, ingrained, inherent, inhering, innate, inseparable, internal, intrinsic, inwrought, native, subjective

    Antonyms:
    accidental, casual, external, extrinsic, fortuitous, incidental, outward, subsidiary, superadded, superficial, superfluous, superimposed, supplemental, transient, unconnected

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. natural

    Synonyms:
    intrinsic, eventual, regular, normal, cosmical, true, probable, consistent, spontaneous, unless, original

    Antonyms:
    ascititions, adventitious, abnormal, monstrous, unnatural, fictitious, improbable, unsupposable, forced, artful, affected

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. natural(a.)

    Synonyms:
    of nature

  2. natural(a.)

    Synonyms:
    original, indigenous, essential, characteristic, native, not acquired, not assumed

  3. natural(a.)

    Synonyms:
    regular, normal, not exceptional, not violent, in the course of nature, adapted to nature, consistent with nature, conformable to nature

  4. natural(a.)

    Synonyms:
    illegitimate, born out of wedlock

  5. natural(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fool, simpleton, DUNCE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. natural(a)

    Synonyms:
    native, inborn, congenital, innate, characteristic, original, indigenous, normal, regular, legitimate, artless, unaffected, ingenuous, spontaneous, simple, unregenerate

    Antonyms:
    unnatural, acquired, affected, simulated

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How to use natural in a sentence?

  1. Dan Fagre:

    There are variations in the climate but it is humans that have made all those variations warmer, the glaciers have been here for 7,000 years and will be gone in decades. This is not part of the natural cycle.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    It’s quite natural for an emotional person to feel like fooling oneself by being regular in saying things factual and on seeing the type of people often being either praised or projected to be intellectual.

  3. Michele Olson:

    It might be ‘natural’ for folks to think that beer would be a good recovery drink since it contains electrolytes and carbs, however, after exercise we need to rehydrate, and alcohol can be dehydrating.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    Of course it can be moved, the idea that because we're not going to drill, the oil or natural gas is not going to be produced is ridiculous, and it's going to end up being produced in Nigeria or places all over the world where the environmental standards are infinitely less than they are in the U.S.

  5. Eric Garcetti:

    I don’t think that ‘Night at the Museum’ was an accurate depiction of what happens when the lights go down at the Museum of Natural History, but it still could get people excited about history, i hope ‘San Andreas’ will be a good popcorn thriller that awakens people about the importance of getting prepared for the big quake that is long overdue to happen.


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