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Overview of noun natural

The noun natural has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. natural

(someone regarded as certain to succeed; "he's a natural for the job")

2. natural, cancel

(a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat)

3. natural

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

Overview of adj natural

The adj natural has 10 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (22) natural

(in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature; "a very natural development"; "our natural environment"; "natural science"; "natural resources"; "natural cliffs"; "natural phenomena")

2. (15) natural

(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")

3. (4) natural

(existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical; "a perfectly natural explanation")

4. (2) natural

(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")

5. natural

((of a musical note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone; "a natural scale"; "B natural")

6. natural, instinctive

(unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct; "a cat's natural aversion to water"; "offering to help was as instinctive as breathing")

7. natural, raw, rude

((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")

8. natural

(related by blood; not adopted)

9. natural, born, innate

(being talented through inherited qualities; "a natural leader"; "a born musician"; "an innate talent")

10. lifelike, natural

(free from artificiality; "a lifelike pose"; "a natural reaction") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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