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alien

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of alien

  1. 1 being, relating to, or characteristic of a country other than one's own new immigrants with customs alien to the community where they have settled Synonyms of alien foreign, nonnativeWords Related to alien imported, introduced, naturalized, transplanted; external, international, multiculti, multicultural, multilateral, multinational; foreign-born, nonindigenous; distant, far-off, overseas, remote; bizarre, exotic, outlandish, strangeNear Antonyms of alien endemic, local; aboriginal, indigenousAntonyms of alien domestic, native

  2. 2 not being a vital part of or belonging to something it's completely alien to her nature to wish evil of anyone Synonyms of alien accidental, adventitious, extrinsic, extraneous, external, foreign, supervenientWords Related to alien exterior, outside; immaterial, inapplicable, insignificant, irrelevant; nonessential, unessential, unnecessaryNear Antonyms of alien congenital, deep-seated, inborn, inbred; inside, interior, internal; basic, essential, necessaryAntonyms of alien inherent, innate, intrinsic


alien

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of alien

  1. 1 to cause to change from friendly or loving to unfriendly or uncaring such emotional cruelty will rapidly alien any friends you might possibly have left Synonyms of alien estrange, alienate, disaffect, disgruntle, sourWords Related to alien antagonize, embitter, envenom; aggravate, anger, enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil; break up, dissociate, disunite, divide, separate, sever, split, sunder, uncouple, unlink, unyoke; disappoint, disenchant, disillusion; annoy, bother, bug, chafe, exasperate, gall, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pique, rile, vexNear Antonyms of alien endear, ingratiate; appease, conciliate, disarm, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiateAntonyms of alien reconcile

  2. 2 to give over the legal possession or ownership of the couple plans to alien the adjoining house lot to their eldest son Synonyms of alien transfer, alienate, assign, cede, convey, deed, make overWords Related to alien bequeath, hand down, leave, pass (down), will; bestow, commend, commit, confer, contribute, deliver, donate, grant, hand over, move, pass, present, release, relinquish, surrender, transmit, turn in, turn over, vest, yield; consign, entrust (also intrust), trust; lease, lend, let [chiefly British], loan, rentNear Antonyms of alien expropriate


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