nature

  • 21nature — /na tyr/, it. /na tjur/ s.f., fr. (propr. natura ), usato in ital. come agg., invar. 1. [di cibi o bevande, senza condimenti] ▶◀ al naturale. 2. (estens.) [di donna, senza trucco] ▶◀ (fam.) acqua e sapone, al naturale. ◀▶ truccato …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 22nature — /fr. naˈtyʀ/ [vc. fr., letteralmente «natura»] agg. inv. naturale, genuino, puro, integro, schietto, intatto, originale CONTR. adulterato, alterato, sofisticato, manipolato, contraffatto, falsificato …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 23nature — *type, kind, sort, stripe, kidney, ilk, description, character Analogous words: *structure, anatomy, framework: *disposition, temperament, character, personality: *form, figure, shape, conformation …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 24nature — (na tu r ) s. f. 1°   Ensemble de tous les êtres qui composent l univers. 2°   Ordre établi dans l univers, ou système des lois qui président à l existence des choses et à la succession des êtres. 3°   Sorte de personnification de l ensemble des… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 25NATURE — s. f. L universalité des choses créées. Dieu est l auteur, le maître de la nature. Toute la nature annonce, révèle, publie qu il y a un Dieu.   Par exagérat., Il n y a rien de meilleur, de plus mauvais, de plus beau, de plus laid dans la nature,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 26NATURE — n. f. L’ensemble des êtres et des choses. Dieu est l’auteur, le maître de la nature. Toute la nature annonce, révèle, publie qu’il y a un Dieu. Il désigne aussi cet Ensemble en tant qu’ordonné et régi par des lois. Pénétrer dans les secrets de la …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 27Nature — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Nature (homonymie). La Nature est un mot polysémique, qui a plusieurs sens fondamentaux : la composition et la matière d une chose (ce qu elle est, son essence), l origine et le devenir d une chose dans sa… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 28nature — noun 1 the physical world; plants, animals, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ Mother ▪ Mother Nature s way of dealing with overpopulation VERB + NATURE ▪ commune with ▪ He believed in spending half an hour each day to relax and commune with …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 29Nature — This article is about the physical universe. For other uses, see Nature (disambiguation). Natural and Natural World redirect here. For other uses, see Natural (disambiguation). See also: Natural environment Hopetoun Falls, Australia …

    Wikipedia

  • 30nature — na|ture W1S1 [ˈneıtʃə US tʃər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(plants/animals etc)¦ 2¦(somebody s character)¦ 3¦(qualities of something)¦ 4¦(type)¦ 5 in the nature of things 6 be in the nature of something 7 let nature take its course 8 back to nature ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 31NATURE — Though the Bible is full of the awareness and appreciation of nature from the creation narrative up to the Psalmist s declaration, The heavens declare the glory of God… (Ps. 19:2), it does not profess a comprehensive doctrine of nature in… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 32Nature —          BERGSON (Henri)     Bio express : Philosophe français (1859 1941)     «De toutes les conceptions politiques, la démocratie est la plus éloignée de la nature. Elle attribue à l homme des droits inviolables. Mais ces droits, pour rester… …

    Dictionnaire des citations politiques

  • 33nature — n. character, quality 1) an impetuous; placid nature 2) human nature (it s only human nature to want to live well) 3) second nature 4) one s true nature 5) by nature (she is friendly by nature) 6) in one s nature (it was not in his nature to… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 34nature — [[t]ne͟ɪtʃə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ natures 1) N UNCOUNT Nature is all the animals, plants, and other things in the world that are not made by people, and all the events and processes that are not caused by people. → See also Mother Nature The most amazing… …

    English dictionary

  • 35nature — noun 1 PLANTS/ANIMALS ETC also Nature (U) everything in the physical world that is not controlled by humans, such as wild plants and animals, earth and rocks, and the weather: We grew up in the countryside, surrounded by the beauties of nature. | …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 36nature — na|ture [ neıtʃər ] noun *** 1. ) uncount the physical world including all living things as well as the land and the oceans: an opportunity to enjoy the beauties of nature in Alaska Barone s interest was in nature, wildlife, and birds. a ) the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 37nature */*/*/ — UK [ˈneɪtʃə(r)] / US [ˈneɪtʃər] noun Word forms nature : singular nature plural natures 1) a) [uncountable] the physical world including all living things as well as the land and the seas an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of nature in Alaska… …

    English dictionary

  • 38nature — n. 1 a thing s or person s innate or essential qualities or character (not in their nature to be cruel; is the nature of iron to rust). 2 (often Nature) a the physical power causing all the phenomena of the material world (Nature is the best… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 39nature — 01. [Nature] cleans our air and water, and makes the soil that grows our food. 02. The recent earthquakes in the world really show the power of [nature]. 03. It is not in Anne s [nature] to be mean to people. She s kind to everyone. 04. He loves… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 40nature — naturelike, adj. /nay cheuhr/, n. 1. the material world, esp. as surrounding humankind and existing independently of human activities. 2. the natural world as it exists without human beings or civilization. 3. the elements of the natural world,… …

    Universalium