Innate vs Inate - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between innate and inate
is that innate
is inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence while inate
As a verb innate
is to cause to exist; to call into being.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence.
Originating in, or derived from, the constitution of the intellect, as opposed to acquired from experience; as, innate ideas. See a priori, intuitive.
* John Locke
- There is an innate light in every man, discovering to him the first lines of duty in the common notions of good and evil.
(botany) Joined by the base to the very tip of a filament; as, an innate anther.
- how men may attain to all the knowledge they have, without the help of any innate impressions
* Nouns often used with "innate": knowledge, idea, immunity, etc.
* See also
To cause to exist; to call into being.