US: /ˈnætʃɝəɫ/, /ˈnætʃɹəɫ/
UK: /nˈæt‍ʃəɹə‍l/

English Vietnamese dictionary

natural /'nætʃrəl/
  • tính từ
    • (thuộc) tự nhiên, (thuộc) thiên nhiên
      • natural law: quy luật tự nhiên
      • natural selection: sự chọn lọc tự nhiên
    • (thuộc) thiên tính; bẩm sinh, trời sinh
      • natural gift: thiên tư
    • tự nhiên, đương nhiên, tất nhiên, dĩ nhiên
      • a natural consequence: hậu quả tất nhiên
      • it is natural that you should think so: lẽ tất nhiên là anh phải nghĩ như vậy
    • tự nhiên, không giả tạo, không màu mè
      • natural manners: cử chỉ tự nhiên
    • đẻ hoang (con)
      • a natural child: đứa con hoang
    • mọc tự nhiên, dại
      • natural growth: cây cỏ dại
    • one's natural life
      • tuổi thọ của con người
  • danh từ
    • người bẩm sinh ngớ ngẩn, người bẩm sinh ngu đần
    • (âm nhạc) nốt thường
    • (âm nhạc) dấu hoàn
    • người có khiếu tự nhiên (về ngành gì)
    • điều thắng lợi tất nhiên; điều chắc chắn

Advanced English dictionary

adjective, noun
+ adjective
in nature
1 [only before noun] existing in nature; not made or caused by human beings: natural phenomena / disasters + the natural world (= of trees, rivers, animals and birds) + a country's natural resources (= its coal, oil, forests, etc.) + wildlife in its natural habitat + natural yogurt (= with no flavour added) + My hair soon grew back to its natural colour (= after being dyed). + The clothes are available in warm natural colours.
2 normal; as you would expect: to die of natural causes (= not by violence, but normally, of old age) + He thought social inequality was all part of the natural order of things. + She was the natural choice for the job.
3 used to describe behaviour that is part of the character that a person or an animal was born with: the natural agility of a cat + the natural processes of language learning + It's only natural to worry about your children. + When body temperature is beginning to fall there is a natural tendency to fall asleep. + It was my natural instinct to defend myself.
4 [only before noun] having an ability that you were born with: He's a natural leader.
5 relaxed and not pretending to be sb/sth different: It's difficult to look natural when you're feeling nervous.
parents / children
6 [only before noun] (of parents or their children) related by blood: His natural mother was unable to care for him so he was raised by an aunt.
7 [only before noun] (old use or formal) (of a son or daughter) born to parents who are not married
She was a natural daughter of King James II.
based on human reason
8 [only before noun] based on human reason alone: natural justice / law
in music
9 used after the name of a note to show that the note is neither SHARP nor FLAT. The written symbol is ({natural}): B natural
+ noun
1 ~ (for sth) a person who is very good at sth without having to learn how to do it, or who is perfectly suited for a particular job: She took to flying like a natural. + He's a natural for the role.
in music
2 a normal musical note, not its SHARP or FLAT form. The written symbol is ({natural}).

Thesaurus dictionary

1 ordinary, common, commonplace, normal, standard, regular, usual, customary, unexceptional, routine, habitual, typical, everyday; reasonable, logical, reasonable, sensible, accepted:
They say that Count Dracula could not die a natural death. The natural thing to do in case of attack is to defend oneself
2 normal, ordinary, regular, expected; spontaneous:
The natural motion of the waves carried the bottle out to sea.
3 simple, basic, fundamental, real, unartificial, genuine, unembellished, unadorned, unpretentious:
She has great natural beauty and needs no cosmetics.
4 unstudied, unconstrained, candid, frank, spontaneous, unaffected, easy, honest, straight, straightforward, artless, guileless, impulsive, unpremeditated, unaffected, ingenuous, unsophisticated, unsophistic(al):
His kindness is quite natural.
5 See native, 1, above:
She has a natural gift for painting.
6 true, real, genuine, actual, authentic, bona fide:
That, believe it or not, is his natural hair.
7 lifelike, true to life, realistic:
Note the natural colours of the sea in this painting by Whistler.
8 illegitimate, bastard:
He was the duke's natural son and had no claim on the estate.
9 consistent, consonant, consequent, logical, reasonable, fitting, appropriate, proper, expected, not incongruous, understandable:
In the circumstances, it would have been natural for her to despise Jonathan
10 organic, organically grown, non-chemical, health:
They eat only natural foods, which they grow themselves.
11 genius, artist, talent:
When it comes to chess, Boris is a natural.
12 Archaic idiot, imbecile, simpleton, fool, halfwit:
One would have to be a natural to give money to that crook.
1 (as a matter) of course, needless to say, to be sure, certainly, surely, not unexpectedly, as expected or anticipated, obviously, clearly, logically, consequently, as a consequence or result:
He treated her badly, so, naturally, she refuses to see him again.
2 normally, by nature, by character, really, actually, genuinely; inherently, instinctively, innately, congenitally:
My hair is naturally curly. He is not aloof, just naturally shy.
3 unaffectedly, unpretentiously, easily, candidly, openly, simply, plainly, honestly, straightforwardly, uncomplicatedly:
If only politicians expressed themselves naturally and not pompously.

Collocation dictionary

1 not made by people


All the fibres are natural.


completely natural materials

2 usual/normal


be, feel, look, seem, sound


only, perfectly, quite
It's only natural that she should feel upset.
| fairly

Concise English dictionary

+someone regarded as certain to succeed
+a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
+(craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake
+in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature
+existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation
+existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical
+functioning or occurring in a normal way; lacking abnormalities or deficiencies
+(of a key) containing no sharps or flats; (of a note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone
+unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct
+(used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
+related by blood; not adopted
+being talented through inherited qualities
+free from artificiality