Meaning of NATIVE in English


I. adjective see: nation Date: 14th century inborn , innate , belonging to a particular place by birth , closely related, belonging to or associated with one by birth, natural , normal , 6. grown, produced, or originating in a particular place or in the vicinity ; local , living or growing naturally in a particular region ; indigenous , simple , unaffected , 8. constituting the original substance or source, found in nature especially in an unadulterated form , having a usually superficial resemblance to a specified English plant or animal, of, relating to, or being a member of an aboriginal people of North or South America ; Native American , ~ly adverb ~ness noun Synonyms: see: ~ II. noun Date: 1535 one born or reared in a particular place, 2. an original or indigenous inhabitant, something indigenous to a particular locality, a local resident

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