Definitions for alien

Definitions for (noun) alien

Main entry: alien, extraterrestrial, extraterrestrial being

Definition: a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere

Main entry: foreigner, noncitizen, outlander, alien

Definition: a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

Main entry: stranger, unknown, alien

Definition: anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

Definitions for (verb) alien

Main entry: estrange, alien, alienate, disaffect

Definition: arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness

Usage: She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious

Main entry: alien, alienate

Definition: transfer property or ownership

Usage: The will aliened the property to the heirs

Definitions for (adj) alien

Main entry: alien, exotic

Definition: being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world

Usage: alien customs; exotic plants in a greenhouse; exotic cuisine

Main entry: alien, foreign

Definition: not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something

Usage: an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism; the mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper; jealousy is foreign to her nature

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