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
in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature; "a very natural development"; "our natural environment"; "natural science"; "natural resources"; "natural cliffs"; "natural phenomena"
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"
existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical; "a perfectly natural explanation"
(of a musical note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone; "a natural scale"; "B natural"
functioning or occurring in a normal way; lacking abnormalities or deficiencies; "it's the natural thing to h
a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time; "I had to co-sign his note at the bank"
make mention of;
high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"
make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"
notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
observe with care or pay close attention to;
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;
a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
give a rest to; "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment"
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"
rest on or as if on a pillow; "pillow your head"
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"
sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the tree"
a state of inaction; "a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"
not move; be in a resting position
a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying; "Re
(music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur; "your comments are slurring your co-workers"
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"
play smoothly or legato; "the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata"