What does natural language mean?

Definitions for natural language

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. natural language, tongue(noun)

    a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language


  1. natural language(Noun)

    a human language which has evolved naturally in a community, usually in contrast to computer programming languages or to artificially constructed languages such as Esperanto.

  2. natural language(Noun)

    natural languages (sense 1) considered collectivelym

  3. Origin: natural + language


  1. Natural language

    In the philosophy of language, a natural language is any language which arises in an unpremeditated fashion as the result of the innate facility for language possessed by the human intellect. A natural language is typically used for communication, and may be spoken, signed, or written. Natural language is distinguished from constructed languages and formal languages such as computer-programming languages or the "languages" used in the study of formal logic, especially mathematical logic.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of natural language in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of natural language in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sam Seddon:

    What we are doing at Wimbledon is teaching Watson tennis, there is a data set at Wimbledon that sits in a huge structured database, then there is Wimbledon's huge historical archive. Watson can receive a question from Wimbledon's digital team in natural language, understand if it is a statistical question or a language question and then find the answer.

Images & Illustrations of natural language

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