Synonyms of native in English:

native


See US English definition of native

See UK English definition of native

See Spanish definition of natal

noun

1‘a native of Sweden’

SYNONYMS
inhabitant, resident, local
citizen, national, dweller
aborigine
rare autochthon, indigene
ANTONYMS

foreigner, outsider, alien


adjective

1‘the island's native population’

SYNONYMS
indigenous, original, earliest, first, aboriginal, initial
ancient, primeval, primordial
rare autochthonous, autochthonic
ANTONYMS

immigrant

2‘honey, eggs and other native produce’

SYNONYMS
domestic, home-grown, home-made, home, local
indigenous, endemic
ANTONYMS

imported

3‘his vagueness masked a shrewd native instinct for politics’

SYNONYMS
innate, inherent, inborn, intrinsic, instinctive, instinctual, intuitive, natural, natural-born, deep-seated, deep-rooted
hereditary, inherited, in the blood, in the family, natal, congenital, bred in the bone, inbred, ingrained, built-in
rare connate, connatural
ANTONYMS

acquired, learned

4‘her native tongue’

SYNONYMS
mother, vernacular