1. [ adjective ] in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature

"a very natural development" "our natural environment" "natural science" "natural resources" "natural cliffs" "natural phenomena"

Related terms: unnatural connatural elemental born intuitive instinctive earthy naturalness
2. [ adjective ] existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation

"a natural pearl" "natural gas" "natural silk" "natural blonde hair" "a natural sweetener" "natural fertilizers"

Related terms: artificial unbleached fresh
3. [ adjective ] existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical

"a perfectly natural explanation"

Related terms: supernatural physical
4. [ adjective ] (biology) functioning or occurring in a normal way; lacking abnormalities or deficiencies

"it's the natural thing to happen" "natural immunity" "a grandparent's natural affection for a grandchild"

Related terms: biology normal
5. [ adjective ] not by design or artifice; unforced and impromptu
Synonyms: uncontrived unstudied

"an air of unstudied spontaneous utterance is apt to be painstakingly achieved" "simple unstudied charm"

Related terms: studied candid unaffected
6. [ adjective ] relating to or concerning nature

"natural science" "our natural environment"

Related terms: universe
7. [ adjective ] (used especially of commodities) in the natural unprocessed condition
Synonyms: raw rude

"natural yogurt" "natural produce" "raw wool" "raw sugar" "bales of rude cotton"

Related terms: unprocessed
8. [ adjective ] being talented through inherited qualities
Synonyms: innate born

"a natural leader" "a born musician" "an innate talent"

Related terms: intelligent
9. [ adjective ] free of artificiality; sincere and genuine
Synonyms: unaffected

"an unaffected grace"

Related terms: affected lifelike unstilted unselfconscious unmannered unstudied affectedness
10. [ adjective ] (music) of a key containing no sharps or flats

"B natural"

Related terms: sharp flat music
11. [ adjective ] unaffected and natural looking
Synonyms: lifelike

"a lifelike pose" "a natural reaction"

Related terms: unaffected
12. [ noun ] (music) a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
Synonyms: cancel
Related terms: musical_notation cancel
13. [ adjective ] involving or derived from living organisms; free from chemical treatments or additives
Synonyms: nonsynthetic

"organic gardening is more natural" "nonsynthetic fertilizer"

Related terms: organic
14. [ adjective ] related by blood; not adopted

"natural parent"

Related terms: biological
15. [ adjective ] produced without being planted or without human labor
Synonyms: spontaneous wild

"wild strawberries"

Related terms: unplanted
16. [ adjective ] born out of wedlock
Synonyms: bastardly misbegot misbegotten spurious bastard

"the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman

Related terms: illegitimate
17. [ noun ] someone regarded as certain to succeed

"he's a natural for the job"

Related terms: achiever
18. [ adjective ] unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct
Synonyms: instinctive

"a cat's natural aversion to water" "offering to help was as instinctive as breathing"

Related terms: spontaneous
19. [ noun ] (in craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake
Related terms: cast craps
Similar spelling:   naturally