free from artificiality; "a lifelike pose"; "a natural reaction"
being talented through inherited qualities; "a natural leader"; "a born musician"; "an innate talent"
related by blood; not adopted
someone regarded as certain to succeed; "he's a natural for the job"
in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature; "a very natural development"; "our natural environment"; "natural science"; "natural resources"; "natural cliffs"; "natural phenomena"
(craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake
existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation; "a natural pearl"; "natural gas"; "natural silk"; "natural blonde hair"; "a natural sweetener"; "natural fertilizers"
a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical; "a perfectly natural explanation"
(of a musical note)
a characteristic emotional quality; "it ended on a sour note"; "there was a note of gaiety in her manner"; "he detected a note of sarcasm"
a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound;
make mention of;
a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; "there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"
a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
a promise to pay a specified amo
be inherent or innate in;
have a place in relation to something else;
freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
be at rest
euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
a state of inaction; "a body will continue in a state o
become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur; "your comments are slurring your co-workers"
play smoothly or legato; "the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata"
a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
a disparaging remark; "in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion"; "it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility"
(music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato