Synonyms of native in English:

native


See definition of native

noun

1‘a native of Sweden’

SYNONYMS

inhabitant, resident, local

aborigine

citizen, national

formal dweller

rare autochthon, indigene

ANTONYMS

foreigner, outsider, alien


adjective

1‘the island's native population’

SYNONYMS

indigenous, aboriginal, original, first, earliest

rare autochthonous, autochthonic

ANTONYMS

immigrant

2‘honey, eggs and other native produce’

SYNONYMS

domestic, home-grown, home-made, home, local

indigenous, endemic

ANTONYMS

imported

3‘his vagueness masked a shrewd native instinct for politics’

SYNONYMS

innate, inherent, inborn, intrinsic, instinctive, instinctual, intuitive, natural, natural-born, deep-seated, deep-rooted

hereditary, inherited, in the blood, in the family, natal, congenital, bred in the bone, inbred, ingrained, built-in

rare connate, connatural

ANTONYMS

acquired, learned

4‘her native tongue’

SYNONYMS

mother, vernacular