Adjective: natural na-chu-rul
Noun: natural na-chu-rul
- In accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature
"a very natural development"; "our natural environment"; "natural science"; "natural resources"; "natural cliffs"; "natural phenomena"
- 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"
- Existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical
"a perfectly natural explanation"
- (biology) 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"
- (of a musical note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone
"a natural scale"; "B natural"
- Unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct
"a cat's natural aversion to water";
- instinctive, gut, instinctual
- (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
- raw, rude
- Related by blood; not adopted
- Being talented through inherited qualities
"a natural leader";
- born, innate
- Free from artificiality
"a natural reaction";
- Someone regarded as certain to succeed
"he's a natural for the job"
- A notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
- (craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake
Derived forms: naturals
See also: biological, earthy, intelligent, naturalness, normal, physical, self-generated, spontaneous, unaffected, unbleached, uncolored [US], uncoloured [Brit, Cdn], undyed, unprocessed
Type of: achiever, cast, musical notation, roll, succeeder, success, winner
Antonym: artificial, flat, sharp, supernatural, unnatural