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narcotic a drug that causes a person to become sleepy or unconscious and that may be used as a medicine to dull pain or cause sleep. Narcotics can be dangerous when not used as a medicine and can become hard to give up.
narrate to tell the tale or give an account of; relate.
narrative a story, description, or account of events.
narrator a person or character who tells a story.
narrow not wide or broad. [6 definitions]
NASA an United States organization that conducts space travel and research. NASA stands for "National Aeronautics and Space Administration."
nasal of the nose. [2 definitions]
nasturtium a kind of garden plant that grows close to the ground and has bright yellow, orange, or red flowers. Nasturtium leaves and flowers can be eaten.
nasty disgusting to sight, smell, or taste; foul or filthy. [3 definitions]
nation a people living in the same region of the world and having a common history, language, and culture. [2 definitions]
national of or having to do with an entire nation. [2 definitions]
nationalism devotion to one's own nation; desire for one's nation to be successful or independent; patriotism.
nationality the condition of belonging to a particular nation by having been born there or by becoming a citizen. [2 definitions]
nationwide throughout or over the entire nation. [2 definitions]
native being the place of birth or origin. [6 definitions]
Native American a member of any of the peoples who were living in North America, South America, or Central America, before the Europeans arrived.
NATO a group of nations that have promised to defend each other in times of need. NATO stands for "North Atlantic Treaty Organization." The United States, Canada, Turkey, and many European nations are members of NATO.
natural of or produced by nature; not made by humans. [7 definitions]
natural gas a mixture of gases found in the earth's crust. Natural gas is burned as cooking and heating fuel.
natural history the study of plants, animals, rocks, land forms, and other objects in nature or the physical world.
naturalist a person who studies the natural world, especially plants and animals.