Synonyms of native
1 homeDictionary • It was many years since she had lived in her native country.
home • Europe's software companies still have a growing home market.
national • the national characteristics and history of the country
2 indigenousDictionary • a spokeswoman for native peoples around the world
indigenous • the country's indigenous population
aboriginal often offensive)
3 motherDictionary • French is not my native tongue.
vernacular • dialects such as black vernacular English
4 domesticDictionary • Several native plants also provide edible berries.
domestic • sales in the domestic market
5 originalDictionary • Her conversation revealed no education but much native wit and shrewdness.
natural • He has a natural flair for business.
built-in • These corporations enjoy substantial built-in advantages.
inherent • the dangers inherent in an outbreak of war
instinctive • It's an instinctive reaction. If a child falls you pick it up.
innate • As a race, they have an innate sense of fairness.
intrinsic • Diamonds have little intrinsic value.
ingrained • Morals tend to be deeply ingrained.
congenital • When he was 17, he died of congenital heart disease.
inbred • behaviour patterns that are inbred
immanent • hierarchy as the immanent principle of Western society
genuine • They are convinced the painting is genuine.
inhabitantDictionary • He was a native of France. usually with of
inhabitant • the inhabitants of Glasgow
national • He is in fact a British national and passport holder.
resident • Ten per cent of residents live below the poverty line.
citizen • football hooligans who terrorized citizens after the match
aborigine often offensive)
dweller • The number of city dwellers is growing.
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aboriginal (offensive)The aboriginal people or animals of a place are ones that have been there from the earliest known times or that were there before people or animals from other countries arrived.
• Most people acknowledge that the aboriginal people have had a rotten deal.
aborigine (offensive)an original inhabitant of a country or region who has been there from the earliest known times
• the rights of Australia's aborigines
• These corporations enjoy substantial built-in advantages.
Thesaurus for native from the Collins English Thesaurus
relating or belonging to a person or thing by virtue of conditions existing at the time of birth