Associations to the word «Native»


NATIVE, adjective. Belonging to one by birth.
NATIVE, adjective. Characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from prehistoric times.
NATIVE, adjective. Alternative letter-case form of Native (of or relating to the native inhabitants of the Americas, or of Australia).
NATIVE, adjective. Born or grown in the region in which it lives or is found; not foreign or imported.
NATIVE, adjective. (biology) (of a species) Which occurs of its own accord in a given locality, to be contrasted with a species introduced by man.
NATIVE, adjective. (computing) (of software) Pertaining to the system or architecture in question.
NATIVE, adjective. (mineralogy) Occurring naturally in its pure or uncombined form; native aluminium, native salt.
NATIVE, adjective. Arising by birth; having an origin; born.
NATIVE, adjective. Original; constituting the original substance of anything.
NATIVE, adjective. Naturally related; cognate; connected (with).
NATIVE, noun. A person who is native to a place; a person who was born in a place.
NATIVE, noun. (in particular) A person of aboriginal stock, as distinguished from a person who was or whose ancestors were foreigners or settlers/colonizers. Alternative letter-case form of Native (aboriginal inhabitant of the Americas or Australia).
NATIVE, noun. A native speaker.
NATIVE, adjective. Belonging to the native inhabitants of the Americas or Australia; in particular:
NATIVE, adjective. (US) (Canada) Indian: Native American or First Nation; of or relating to (North) American Indians.
NATIVE, adjective. (Australia) (New Zealand) Aboriginal; of or relating to Australian Aboriginal peoples, Aborigines.
NATIVE, noun. An aboriginal inhabitant of the Americas or Australia; in particular:
NATIVE, noun. (US) (Canada) A Native American.
NATIVE, noun. (Australia) (New Zealand) An Aborigine.
NATIVE ALUMINIUM, noun. (geology) Aluminium metal, rarely found in nature in oxygen deficient environments such as volcanic mud.
NATIVE AMERICAN, noun. An American Indian, especially in the United States.
NATIVE AMERICAN, noun. (dated) A resident of the United States who is not an immigrant. (Often capitalized native American.)
NATIVE AMERICAN, adjective. Of the American Indians.
NATIVE AMERICAN GIVER, noun. (offensive) Synonym of Indian giver.
NATIVE AMERICANS, noun. Plural of Native American
NATIVE BEAR, noun. (obsolete) A koala.
NATIVE BREAD, noun. An underground fungus of Australia (Mylitta australis), somewhat resembling a truffle, but much larger.
NATIVE CALIFORNIAN, noun. An indigenous person of California; a member of one of the indigenous tribes historically associated with California.
NATIVE CALIFORNIAN, adjective. Of or relating to the Native Californians.
NATIVE CAT, noun. (Australia) The quoll; any member of the genus Dasyurus of carnivorous marsupials.
NATIVE CATS, noun. Plural of native cat
NATIVE CODE, noun. (computing) source code written in a code readable by the processor
NATIVE CODES, noun. Plural of native code
NATIVE COMPANION, noun. The brolga.
NATIVE COMPANIONS, noun. Plural of native companion
NATIVE DEVIL, noun. (archaic) Tasmanian devil
NATIVE ELEMENT, noun. (chemistry) (geology) any chemical element which occurs in nature uncombined with other elements; includes the atmospheric gases, several metals and semimetals, and the nonmetals sulfur and carbon
NATIVE GROUND, noun. Alternative term for native soil
NATIVE LAND, noun. Alternative term for native soil
NATIVE LANGUAGE, noun. The language of a Native or Aboriginal people (often capitalized).
NATIVE LANGUAGE, noun. One's first language, learned in early childhood.
NATIVE LANGUAGES, noun. Plural of native language
NATIVE MONKEY, noun. (obsolete) (rare) A koala.
NATIVE RESOLUTION, noun. The normal, out-of-the-box preset resolution for a computer monitor or projector.
NATIVE SOIL, noun. (idiomatic) (as pertaining to persons) The country or geographical region where one was born or which one considers to be one's true homeland.
NATIVE SOIL, noun. (idiomatic) (as pertaining to animals, plants, things, ideas, etc.) Source, place of origin, principal location, or natural habitat.
NATIVE SON, noun. A man born in a specified place
NATIVE SONS, noun. Plural of native son
NATIVE SPEAKER, noun. A person who grew up with a particular language as their mother tongue.
NATIVE SPEAKERS, noun. Plural of native speaker
NATIVE SPECIES, noun. (biology) A species that normally lives and thrives in a particular ecosystem. This can include any species that developed with the surrounding habitat, and can be assisted by or affected by a new species.
NATIVE SPECIES, noun. Plural of native species.
NATIVE STEEL, noun. A sort of steel found where a burning coal seam has reduced and carbonized adjacent iron ore.
NATIVE SUPPORT, noun. (computing) a feature that already exists in the environment in which an application is run.
NATIVE SUPPORT, noun. (computing) a feature that works out of the box, without the need to install extensions, rely on external modules, or program extensive specific code.
NATIVE TITLE, noun. (legal) A legal doctrine that recognises Aboriginal people as rightful owners of land that has been colonised.
NATIVE TITLES, noun. Plural of native title
NATIVE TONGUE, noun. Native language
NATIVE TONGUES, noun. Plural of native tongue
NATIVE WIT, noun. The intelligence or common sense with which one is normally born.

Dictionary definition

NATIVE, 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".
NATIVE, noun. A person born in a particular place or country; "he is a native of Brazil".
NATIVE, noun. Indigenous plants and animals.
NATIVE, adjective. Characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin; "the native North American sugar maple"; "many native artists studied abroad".
NATIVE, adjective. Belonging to one by birth; "my native land"; "one's native language".
NATIVE, adjective. Characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia".
NATIVE, adjective. As found in nature in the elemental form; "native copper".

Wise words

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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe