What does alien mean?

Definitions for alien
ˈeɪl yən, ˈeɪ li ənalien

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word alien.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. foreigner, alien, noncitizen, outlander(noun)

    a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

  2. stranger, alien, unknown(noun)

    anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

  3. extraterrestrial being, extraterrestrial, alien(adj)

    a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere

  4. alien, foreign(adj)

    not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something

    "an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism"; "the mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper"; "jealousy is foreign to her nature"

  5. alien, exotic(verb)

    being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world

    "alien customs"; "exotic plants in a greenhouse"; "exotic cuisine"

  6. alien, alienate(verb)

    transfer property or ownership

    "The will aliened the property to the heirs"

  7. estrange, alienate, alien, disaffect(verb)

    arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness

    "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"

Wiktionary

  1. alien(Noun)

    A person, animal, plant, or other thing which is from outside the family, group, organization, or territory under consideration.

    Etymology: alien, aliene, from alienus, from alius, from h₂élyos.

  2. alien(Noun)

    A foreigner residing in a country.

    Etymology: alien, aliene, from alienus, from alius, from h₂élyos.

  3. alien(Noun)

    Any life form of extraterrestrial origin.

    Etymology: alien, aliene, from alienus, from alius, from h₂élyos.

  4. alien(Verb)

    To estrange; to alienate.

    Etymology: alien, aliene, from alienus, from alius, from h₂élyos.

  5. alien(Verb)

    To transfer the ownership of something.

    Etymology: alien, aliene, from alienus, from alius, from h₂élyos.

  6. alien(Adjective)

    Pertaining to an alien.

    Etymology: alien, aliene, from alienus, from alius, from h₂élyos.

  7. alien(Adjective)

    Very unfamiliar, strange, or removed.

    Etymology: alien, aliene, from alienus, from alius, from h₂élyos.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alien(adj)

    not belonging to the same country, land, or government, or to the citizens or subjects thereof; foreign; as, alien subjects, enemies, property, shores

    Etymology: [OF. alien, L. alienus, fr. alius another; properly, therefore, belonging to another. See Else.]

  2. Alien(adj)

    wholly different in nature; foreign; adverse; inconsistent (with); incongruous; -- followed by from or sometimes by to; as, principles alien from our religion

    Etymology: [OF. alien, L. alienus, fr. alius another; properly, therefore, belonging to another. See Else.]

  3. Alien(noun)

    a foreigner; one owing allegiance, or belonging, to another country; a foreign-born resident of a country in which he does not possess the privileges of a citizen. Hence, a stranger. See Alienage

    Etymology: [OF. alien, L. alienus, fr. alius another; properly, therefore, belonging to another. See Else.]

  4. Alien(noun)

    one excluded from certain privileges; one alienated or estranged; as, aliens from God's mercies

    Etymology: [OF. alien, L. alienus, fr. alius another; properly, therefore, belonging to another. See Else.]

  5. Alien(verb)

    to alienate; to estrange; to transfer, as property or ownership

    Etymology: [OF. alien, L. alienus, fr. alius another; properly, therefore, belonging to another. See Else.]

Freebase

  1. Alien

    The Alien film franchise is a science fiction horror film series consisting of four installments, focusing on Lieutenant Ellen Ripley and her battles with an extraterrestrial lifeform, commonly referred to as the "Alien". Produced by 20th Century Fox, the series started with the 1979 film Alien, which led to three movie sequels, as well as numerous books, comics and video game spin-offs. Related to the franchise is the two part Alien vs. Predator series which combines the Aliens with the Predators from the Predator film series. Prometheus, an indirect prequel to Alien, is also related.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Alien

    āl′yen, adj. foreign: different in nature: adverse to.—n. one belonging to another country: one not entitled to the rights of citizenship.—n. Al′ienage, state of being an alien. [L. alienusalius, other.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. alien

    Generally speaking, one born in a foreign country, out of the king's allegiance; but if the parents be of the king's obedience, the child is no alien. An alien enemy, or person under the allegiance of the state at war with us, is not generally disabled from being a witness in admiralty courts; nor are debts due to him forfeited, but only suspended.--Alien's duty, the impost laid on all goods imported into England in foreign bottoms, over and above the regular customs.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. alien

    In law, implies a person born in a foreign country, in contradistinction to a natural born or naturalized person.

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Anagrams for alien »

  1. aline, Aline, A-line, anile, laine, linea

  2. A-line

  3. Aline

  4. Anile

  5. Laine

  6. Linea

How to pronounce alien?

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    Veena
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How to say alien in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alien in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alien in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of alien in a Sentence

  1. Sandeep Khandelwal:

    No element has been introduced that's alien, the whole building fully belongs to its setting.

  2. The President:

    Just this week we learned that Iowa authorities... they charged an illegal alien in the murder of a college student -- Mollie Tibbetts.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Extremely sexy You are juicy, sweet as the most juicy sweet fruit, extremely sexy girl. Touching on your burning fire with passion of skin, such sugar sweet, colorful, sensual and picturesque. I have amazing feelings, considering your divinely beautiful skin color. Juicy, sweet, dark skin. Exquisitely beautiful golden glitter dark skin of sweet appearance. Maximum juicy skin color. Increased level of sexuality. Turbo is sexy, hipper juicy, too hot. Over the burning hot well well, just shhhh, well just an Auch., I Squeeze my lips, and tongue protrudes with admiration and horny. It sounds so tender and beautiful. Sensually tender chocolate skin, sweet temptation of sincere love sweet juicy candy in the universe. From you the libido rises sharply and there is a powerful energy of excitement and love and take-off of light feelings and some emotions of admiration. Your skin is like a jewel, shimmers with bright seductive shades of temptation - this is a masterpiece of painting, sculptural perfection of body shapes. You have a particularly unique rare skin color - the color of the strongest temptation. Every movement and gesture of your body seduces and hypnotically falls in love so erotically and beautifully, especially your eyes the color of black agate. You are my only cure for all ailments. All you want is my heart and soul, you are my highest dream in the universe. Aggressively craving sex only with you, to be an eternal part of you and the continuation of your soul and heart. My love for you is a very beautiful erotic of love feelings. I feel only you alone, while everything else seems dead and alien. Your skin color is a gentle fire of love and sex. You ignite me with your powerful energy of love and my love grows and thrives becomes deeper and soars upward like a bird my soul dreams of you since childhood my sweetest dreams are your thoughts. My brain breaks from love for you, you are so beautiful, hypper is sweet and sweet that I am afraid to get diabetes by kissing you. You are the most ingenious thought of the millennium and the very eternity created by the universe, there are no geniuses of the gene chain simply, you cannot imagine something more beautiful than you are human and the divine mind is simply not capable. Sex with you is the highest level of spiritual enjoyment in the universe. Your kisses lead you to a world far above heaven. You are stunningly gorgeous, I will love and want you forever and forever and dream of you every second imagining that you are near. After all, you are sweeter than honey and chocolate and nicer than a billion puppies and kittens. Your beauty is prosaic poetry long in eternity. I am drawn to you every second for days, I count the minutes when I can finally see you being in constant thoughts about you, in my thoughts I see nothing but you. And often I see you in my romantic dreams. Your obsession is only increasing every day. You're too juicy. I would kiss your body for a day, and thank God every day for giving you. I'm Following you, I'm ready to go forever. The sun and moon illuminate you so beautifully like an angel from higher heavens. So prosaically exposing your beauty and love affair with you - this is the true beauty and the highest value of eternity. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Jessica Vaughan:

    When they do, they typically are ordered to be deported, but under current policies, they are not a high priority to be tracked down for enforcement, unless they are convicted of a serious crime, the Obama administration’s approach to dealing with the surge in illegal alien minors from Central America has been nothing short of a disaster for many communities.

  5. Clay Corn:

    They have n’t gotten the message to us yet, i think mutual cooperation between our agencies would certainly benefit both of us since we are the agency that would be holding these prisoners. Communication appears more organized in Texas and Arizona, where getting the word out to sheriffs appeared to have worked. According to a spokeswoman for the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, jurisdictions received a letter from Texas Commission on Jail Standards on Nov. 25, 2014 stating The Priority Enforcement Program was replacing the Secure Communities Program. At the Pima County Adult Detention Complex in Tucson, Ariz., officials there say while communication with ICE has been fluid in recent years, the alleged murder in July of Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier by a criminal illegal alien who had been deported five previous times has heightened their vigilance in making the system work.

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Translations for alien

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  • أجنبي, غريبArabic
  • чуждестранен, извънземен, чужденец, чужд, чужденкаBulgarian
  • forastera, estranya, extraterrestre, estrany, foraster, aliéCatalan, Valencian
  • cizinec, mimozemšťanCzech
  • rumvæsenDanish
  • Außerirdischer, außerirdisch, fremd, Fremde, Ausländer, Fremder, Ausländerin, Außerirdische, fremdartig, FremdlingGerman
  • εξωγήινος, ξένοςGreek
  • fremda, alilandanoEsperanto
  • desconocido, extranjera, desconocida, extranjero, extraterrestre, alienígenaSpanish
  • خارجیPersian
  • vieras, muukalainen, ulkomaalainen, vierasmaalainenFinnish
  • étranger, étrangère, extraterrestre, gamienFrench
  • eachtránIrish
  • coigreach, coimheach, GallScottish Gaelic
  • estraño, estranxeiro, extraterrestreGalician
  • חייזר, זָר, חוצןHebrew
  • अन्यदेशीय, अजनबी, विदेशीHindi
  • idegen, földönkívüliHungarian
  • օտար, այլմոլորակայինArmenian
  • asingIndonesian
  • alieno, straniero, forestiero, extraterrestreItalian
  • 宇宙人, 異国人, 異邦人, 外国人, 外人, 異星人Japanese
  • 외국인, 外国人, 異国人, 宇宙人, 이국인, 우주인Korean
  • alienaLatin
  • buitenlander, buitenaards, allochtoon, vluchteling, vreemdelingDutch
  • romvesen, utenomjordiskNorwegian
  • yótʼááh dineʼé dootłʼizhígííNavajo, Navaho
  • obcy, ufoludek, zielony ludzik, istota pozaziemska, kosmita, cudzoziemiec, obcokrajowiecPolish
  • alienígena, extraterrestre, estranho, estrangeiroPortuguese
  • alienă, extraterestru, străin, alien, străinăRomanian
  • чужак, незнакомец, незнакомка, иностранец, чужеземец, инопланетяне, пришелец, посторонний, инородец, инопланетянин, инопланетянкаRussian
  • vanzemaljac, izvanzemaljacSerbo-Croatian
  • huaj, jashtëtokësorAlbanian
  • utomjordling, utomjording, främlingSwedish
  • ฝรั่งThai
  • yabancı, ecnebi, uzaylıTurkish
  • اجنبیUrdu
  • người nước ngoài, người ngoại quốcVietnamese
  • פרעמדYiddish
  • 外侨Chinese

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