Antonyms of adj foreign

4 senses of foreign

Sense 1
foreign (vs. domestic) -- (of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own); "foreign trade"; "a foreign office")

domestic (vs. foreign) -- (of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation; "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction")
        => home (prenominal), interior (prenominal), internal, national -- (inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics")
        => municipal -- (of or relating to the government of a municipality; "international law...only authorizes a belligerent to punish a spy under its municipal law"- J.L.kuntz)

Sense 2
foreign (vs. native), strange -- (relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city")

native (vs. foreign) -- (characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin; "the native North American sugar maple"; "many native artists studied abroad")
        => autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous -- (originating where it is found; "the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"; "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"; "endemic folkways"; "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan")
        => domestic -- (produced in a particular country; "domestic wine"; "domestic oil")
        => homegrown -- (grown or originating in a particular place; "stands selling homegrown fruits and vegetables")
        => native-born -- (belonging to a place by birth; "a native-born Scot"; "a native Scot")

Sense 3
alien, foreign -- (not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something; "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")

INDIRECT (VIA extrinsic) -> intrinsic, intrinsical -- (belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey)

Sense 4
extraneous, foreign -- (not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source; "water free of extraneous matter"; "foreign particles in milk")

INDIRECT (VIA adulterating) -> purifying -- (freeing from noxious matter; "filtration is a purifying agent")

Similarity of adj foreign

4 senses of foreign

Sense 1
foreign (vs. domestic) -- (of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own); "foreign trade"; "a foreign office")
       => abroad, overseas -- (in a foreign country; "markets abroad"; "overseas markets")
       => external, international, outside (prenominal) -- (from or between other countries; "external commerce"; "international trade"; "developing nations need outside help")
          Also See-> international#1

Sense 2
foreign (vs. native), strange -- (relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city")
       => adventive -- (not native and not fully established; locally or temporarily naturalized; "an adventive weed")
       => alien, exotic -- (being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "alien customs"; "exotic plants in a greenhouse"; "exotic cuisine")
       => nonnative -- (of plants or animals originating in a part of the world other than where they are growing)
       => established, naturalized -- (introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation)
       => foreign-born, nonnative -- (of persons born in another area or country than that lived in; "our large nonnative population")
       => imported -- (used of especially merchandise brought from a foreign source; "imported wines")
       => tramontane -- (being or coming from another country; "tramontane influences")
       => unnaturalized, unnaturalised -- (not having acquired citizenship)

Sense 3
alien, foreign -- (not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something; "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")
       => extrinsic (vs. intrinsic) -- (not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside; "extrinsic evidence"; "an extrinsic feature of the new building"; "that style is something extrinsic to the subject"; "looking for extrinsic aid")

Sense 4
extraneous, foreign -- (not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source; "water free of extraneous matter"; "foreign particles in milk")
       => adulterating (vs. purifying), adulterant -- (making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials; "the adulterating effect of extraneous materials")

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