Synonyms for nature

Synonyms for (noun) nature

Synonyms: nature

Definition: the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions

Usage: it is his nature to help others

Similar words: trait

Definition: a distinguishing feature of your personal nature


Synonyms: nature

Definition: the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized

Usage: it is the nature of fire to burn; the true nature of jealousy

Similar words: quality

Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare


Synonyms: nature

Definition: a particular type of thing

Usage: problems of this type are very difficult to solve; he's interested in trains and things of that nature; matters of a personal nature

Similar words: type

Definition: a subdivision of a particular kind of thing

Usage: what type of sculpture do you prefer?


Synonyms: nature

Definition: the natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc.

Usage: they tried to preserve nature as they found it

Similar words: universe, macrocosm, existence, world, cosmos, creation

Definition: everything that exists anywhere

Usage: they study the evolution of the universe; the biggest tree in existence


Synonyms: nature

Definition: a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe

Usage: the laws of nature; nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

Similar words: causal agency, causal agent, cause

Definition: any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results