Dictionary.com

natural

[ nach-er-uhl, nach-ruhl ]
/ ˈnætʃ ər əl, ˈnætʃ rəl /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: natural / naturals / naturalness on Thesaurus.com

adjective

noun

QUIZZES

DO A DOUBLE TAKE ON THIS QUIZ ON CONTRONYMS

Look both ways before you take this quiz on contronyms, or words that can have opposite meanings.
Question 1 of 7
Choose the sentence that uses "rent" correctly.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of natural

1300–50; Middle English <Latin nātūrālis (see nature, -al1); replacing Middle English naturel<Middle French <Latin, as above

OTHER WORDS FROM natural

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for natural

British Dictionary definitions for natural

natural
/ (ˈnætʃrəl, -tʃərəl) /

adjective

noun

Derived forms of natural

naturalness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Idioms and Phrases with natural

natural

see under big as life.

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
FEEDBACK