part of speech: noun

definition 1: basic character and qualities of a person or thing.

  • It’s not in her nature to be mean.
  • He doesn’t understand the nature of our business.

definition 2: the physical world and living things in their natural state; all things that are not made by people.

  • A camping trip is a good way to experience nature.

definition 3: kind; variety.

  • He likes action films, adventure books, and things of that nature.

synonyms: kind, sort