Definitions for innateɪˈneɪt, ˈɪn eɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. unconditioned, innate, unlearned(adj)

    not established by conditioning or learning

    "an unconditioned reflex"

  2. natural, born(p), innate(p)(adj)

    being talented through inherited qualities

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

  3. congenital, inborn, innate(adj)

    present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development

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  1. innate(Verb)

    To cause to exist; to call into being.

  2. innate(Adjective)

    Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence.

  3. innate(Adjective)

    Originating in, or derived from, the constitution of the intellect, as opposed to acquired from experience; as, innate ideas. See a priori, intuitive.

  4. innate(Adjective)

    Joined by the base to the very tip of a filament; as, an innate anther.

  5. Origin: From innatus, perfect active participle of innascor, from in + nascor; see natal, native.

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  1. Innate(adj)

    inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence

  2. Innate(adj)

    originating in, or derived from, the constitution of the intellect, as opposed to acquired from experience; as, innate ideas. See A priori, Intuitive

  3. Innate(adj)

    joined by the base to the very tip of a filament; as, an innate anther

  4. Innate(verb)

    to cause to exit; to call into being

  5. Origin: [L. innatus; pref. in- in + natus born, p. p. of nasci to be born. See Native.]

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  1. annite, ante in, nanite


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