Synonyms for alien

Synonyms for (noun) alien

Synonyms: alien, extraterrestrial, extraterrestrial being

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

Similar words: hypothetical creature

Definition: a creature that has not been observed but is hypothesized to exist

Synonyms: foreigner, noncitizen, outlander, alien

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

Similar words: traveler, traveller

Definition: a person who changes location

Synonyms: stranger, unknown, alien

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

Similar words: intruder, interloper, trespasser

Definition: someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission

Synonyms for (verb) alien

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: alien, alienate

Definition: transfer property or ownership

Usage: The will aliened the property to the heirs

Similar words: transfer

Definition: cause to change ownership

Usage: I transferred my stock holdings to my children

Synonyms for (adj) alien

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: strange, foreign

Definition: relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world

Usage: foreign nations; a foreign accent; on business in a foreign city

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: extrinsic

Definition: not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside

Usage: extrinsic evidence; an extrinsic feature of the new building; that style is something extrinsic to the subject; looking for extrinsic aid

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