The definition of innate is existing from birth.(adjective)
An example of innate is a child's natural desire to help her friends when they are in trouble.
See innate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L innatus, pp. of innasci, to be born in, originate in < in-, in + nasci, to be born: see nature
See innate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English innat
Origin: , from Latin innātus
Origin: , past participle of innāscī, to be born in
Origin: : in-, in; see in-2
Origin: + nāscī, to be born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.
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