Natural Definition

năchər-əl, năchrəl
naturals
adjective
Of or arising from nature; in accordance with what is found or expected in nature.
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Present by virtue of nature; innate; not acquired.
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Produced or existing in nature; not artificial or manufactured.
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Not acquired; inherent.
Love of power is natural to some people.
American Heritage
In a state provided by nature, without man-made changes; wild; uncultivated.
Webster's New World
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noun
naturals
One having all the qualifications necessary for success.
You are a natural for this job.
American Heritage
A person without normal intelligence; fool; idiot.
Webster's New World
One suited by nature for a certain purpose or function.
She is a natural at mathematics.
American Heritage
A person who is or seems to be naturally expert.
Webster's New World
A thing that is, or promises to be, immediately successful.
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Other Word Forms of Natural

Noun

Singular:
natural
Plural:
naturals

Origin of Natural

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin nātūrālis from nātūra nature nature

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French, from Latin nātÅ«rālis, from nātus, the perfect participle of nāscor (“I am born").

    From Wiktionary

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