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1. innate

adjective. ['ˌɪˈneɪt'] being talented through inherited qualities.

Synonyms

  • natural
  • intelligent

Antonyms

  • processed
  • induced
  • unnatural

Etymology

  • innatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Innate

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  • circumnavigate
  • recriminate
  • solid-state
  • silverplate
  • remunerate
  • multistate
  • intrastate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • underrate
  • tri-state
  • recreate
  • postdate
  • interstate
  • conflate
  • upstate
  • telerate
  • sumgait
  • restate
  • reflate
  • prorate

How do you pronounce innate?

Pronounce innate as ˌɪˈneɪt.

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How do you spell innate? Is it inate ?

A common misspelling of innate is inate

Example sentences of the word innate


1. Adjective
Locke professed that children are not born with an innate sense of things.

2. Noun, singular or mass
They saw dignity as innate, and its preservation as the key to a better future for society.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Because of preschoolers innate curiosity, the concept of observation is easy to teach.

Quotes containing the word innate


1. We were all born with a certain degree of power. The key to success is discovering this innate power and using it daily to deal with whatever challenges come our way.
- Les Brown

2. To me, Ann Romney sounds like a better candidate than her husband. She put her MS into remission through horseback riding, alternative therapies, and a healthy diet. She knows how to pace herself. She has a sense of humor and an innate honesty, and her hair moves in the wind. Maybe she should run.
- Patti Davis

3. Ontologically, chocolate raises profoundly disturbing questions: Does not chocolate offer natural revelation of the goodness of the Creator just as chilies disclose a divine sense of humor? Is the human born with an innate longing for chocolate? Does the notion of chocolate preclude the concept of free will?
- David Augsburger

2. innate

adjective. ['ˌɪˈneɪt'] not established by conditioning or learning.

Synonyms

  • unlearned
  • naive

Antonyms

  • unnaturalness
  • affected
  • supernatural

Etymology

  • innatus (Latin)

3. innate

adjective. ['ˌɪˈneɪt'] present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development.

Synonyms

  • nonheritable
  • inborn
  • noninheritable

Antonyms

  • adopted
  • unborn
  • loser
  • artificial

Etymology

  • innatus (Latin)
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