inherent

inherent
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. native, innate; intrinsic, essential.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. innate, inborn, inbred, indigenous to, intrinsic, internal, original, native, deep-rooted, built-in, latent, implicit, ingrained, immanent, congenital, connate, fixed, indwelling, inseparable, inalienable, subjective, indispensable, essential, basic, hereditary, constitutional, natural, integral, integrated, in one's blood, bred in the bone, running in the family, in the grain, part and parcel of; see also native 1 , natural 1 .
Ant. incidental*, extrinsic, superficial.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a.
[in HEER unt, in HER unt]
existing naturally, as an inborn trait, innate, native.
The drive to survive is inherent in every living thing.
SYN.: natural, inborn, innate, native, existing, instinctive, hereditary, built-in, ingrained, fundamental, essential.
ANT.: extrinsic, alien, foreign, unnatural
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Forming an essential element, as arising from the basic structure of an individual: built-in, congenital, connatural, constitutional, elemental, inborn, inbred, indigenous, indwelling, ingrained, innate, intrinsic, native, natural. See BE, NATIVE, START.

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