- Adjective. Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence.
- Adjective. Originating in, or derived from, the constitution of the intellect, as opposed to acquired from experience; as, innate ideas. See a priori, intuitive.
- Adjective. Joined by the base to the very tip of a filament; as, an innate anther.
- Verb. To cause to exist; to call into being.