Student Thesaurus

One entry found for natural.
Entry Word: natural
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being such from birth or by nature <from his first visits to the wading pool, we could tell he loved water and was a natural swimmer>
Synonyms born, congenital
Related Words chronic, confirmed, habitual, ingrained, inveterate, proper, regular; constitutional, consummate; elemental, elementary, essential, hereditary, inborn, inherent, innate, intimate, intrinsic, native; instinctual, intuitive
Near Antonyms cultivated, developed, trained; alien, foreign, unnatural
Antonyms nonnatural
2 closely resembling the object imitated <the display of stuffed birds and plastic plants actually looked very natural>
Synonyms lifelike, near, realistic
Related Words alike, like, living, matching; akin, analogous, approximate, comparable, resembling; accurate, close, faithful, true; convincing
Near Antonyms dissimilar, off, unalike, unlike; incomparable, unmatched; contrasted, contrasting, different, disparate; fake, mock, phony (also phoney), sham
Antonyms nonnatural, nonrealistic, unrealistic
3 being a part of the innermost nature of a person or thing <her natural talent for music first became apparent when she started banging on a toy piano> -- see INHERENT
4 being such as found in nature and not altered by processing or refining <natural salts are not edible until they are washed and processed> -- see CRUDE 1
5 existing without human habitation or cultivation <photographs of animals in their natural habitat> -- see WILD 2
6 free from any intent to deceive or impress others <she was completely natural in expressing her feelings for him, unafraid of how they would be received> -- see GUILELESS
7 relating to or characteristic of human beings <it's only natural to make mistakes--it's part of being human> -- see HUMAN