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1. native

adjective. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin.

Synonyms

  • domestic
  • endemic
  • indigenous
  • autochthonous
  • autochthonic
  • native-born
  • autochthonal

Antonyms

  • male
  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Native

  • vegetative
  • probative
  • creative

Example sentences of the word native


1. Adjective
The introduction of a predatory animal to a new ecosystem may cause serious damage to the native ecosystem.

Quotes containing the word native


1. Since the beginning, Native Peoples lived a life of being in harmony with all that surrounds us.
- Dennis Banks

2. Stuart Hall was an utterly unique figure. Although he arrived at the age of 19 from Jamaica and spent the rest of his life here, he never felt at home in Britain. This juxtaposition was a crucial source of his strength and originality. Because of his colour and origin, he saw the country differently - not as a native, but as an outsider.
- Martin Jacques

2. native-born

adjective. belonging to a place by birth.

Antonyms

  • adopted

3. native

noun. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] an indigenous person who was born in a particular place.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • mortal
  • indigen
  • somebody
  • soul
  • aboriginal
  • Levantine
  • Mauritian
  • Russian
  • Seychellois
  • Filipino
  • person
  • individual
  • indigene

Antonyms

  • partisan
  • leader
  • member
  • good guy

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)

4. native

adjective. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] belonging to one by birth.

Synonyms

  • inborn
  • inbred

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)

5. native

adjective. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning.

Antonyms

  • worker

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)

6. native

noun. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] indigenous plants and animals.

Synonyms

  • being

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • follower

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)

7. native

adjective. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] as found in nature in the elemental form.

Antonyms

  • extrovert

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)

8. native

noun. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] a person born in a particular place or country.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • resident
  • creditor
  • female
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)
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