Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!



Adjective foreign has 4 senses
  1. foreign - of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own); "foreign trade"; "a foreign office"
    domestic, home, interior, internal, national, municipal
  2. foreign - 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, autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous, domestic, homegrown, native-born
  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"
    Antonyms: intrinsic, intrinsical (indirect, via extrinsic)
  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"
    Antonym: purifying (indirect, via adulterating)
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus