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

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