Definitions for natural

Definitions for (noun) natural

Main entry: natural

Definition: (craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake

Main entry: natural, cancel

Definition: a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat

Main entry: natural

Definition: someone regarded as certain to succeed

Usage: he's a natural for the job

Definitions for (adj) natural

Main entry: natural, lifelike

Definition: free from artificiality

Usage: a lifelike pose; a natural reaction

Main entry: innate, natural, born

Definition: being talented through inherited qualities

Usage: a natural leader; a born musician; an innate talent

Main entry: natural

Definition: related by blood; not adopted

Main entry: natural

Definition: in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature

Usage: a very natural development; our natural environment; natural science; natural resources; natural cliffs; natural phenomena

Main entry: natural

Definition: existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation

Usage: a natural pearl; natural gas; natural silk; natural blonde hair; a natural sweetener; natural fertilizers

Main entry: natural

Definition: existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical

Usage: a perfectly natural explanation

Main entry: natural

Definition: (of a musical note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone

Usage: a natural scale; B natural

Main entry: natural

Definition: functioning or occurring in a normal way; lacking abnormalities or deficiencies

Usage: it's the natural thing to happen; natural immunity; a grandparent's natural affection for a grandchild

Main entry: rude, raw, natural

Definition: (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes

Usage: natural yogurt; natural produce; raw wool; raw sugar; bales of rude cotton

Main entry: instinctive, natural

Definition: unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct

Usage: a cat's natural aversion to water; offering to help was as instinctive as breathing

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