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Overview of noun nature

The noun nature has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (41) nature

(the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized; "it is the nature of fire to burn"; "the true nature of jealousy")

2. (12) nature

(a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe; "the laws of nature"; "nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women")

3. (9) nature

(the natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc.; "they tried to preserve nature as they found it")

4. (3) nature

(the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions; "it is his nature to help others")

5. nature

(a particular type of thing; "problems of this type are very difficult to solve"; "he's interested in trains and things of that nature"; "matters of a personal nature") © 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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