Innate ideas(Metaph.), ideas, as of God, immortality, right and wrong, supposed by some to be inherent in the mind, as a priori principles of knowledge.

(In*nate") v. t. To cause to exit; to call into being. [Obs.] "The first innating cause." Marston.

(In"nate*ly) adv. Naturally.

(In"nate*ness), n. The quality of being innate.

(In*na"tive) a. Native. [Obs.] Chapman.

(In*nav"i*ga*ble) a. [L. innavigabilis : cf. F. innavigable. See In- not, and Navigable.] Incapable of being navigated; impassable by ships or vessels. Drygen.In*nav"i*ga*bly, adv.

(Inne) adv. & prep. In. [Obs.]

And eke in what array that they were inne.

(In"ner) a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr. inne within, fr. in in. See In.]

1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner chamber.

of the law of England" which in London exercise the exclusive right of admitting persons to practice at the bar; also, the buildings in which the law students and barristers have their chambers. They are the Inner Temple, the Middle Temple, Lincoln's Inn, and Gray's Inn.

(Inn) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Inned (ind); p. pr. & vb. n. Inning.] To take lodging; to lodge. [R.] Addison.

(Inn), v. t.

1. To house; to lodge. [Obs.]

When he had brought them into his city
And inned them, everich at his degree.

2. To get in; to in. See In, v. t.

(In"nate) (in"nat or in*nat"; 277), a. [L. innatus; pref. in- in + natus born, p. p. of nasci to be born. See Native.]

1. Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence.

2. (Metaph.) Originating in, or derived from, the constitution of the intellect, as opposed to acquired from experience; as, innate ideas. See A priori, Intuitive.

There is an innate light in every man, discovering to him the first lines of duty in the common notions of good and evil.

Men would not be guilty if they did not carry in their mind common notions of morality, innate and written in divine letters.

If I could only show, as I hope I shall . . . how men, barely by the use of their natural faculties, may attain to all the knowledge they have, without the help of any innate impressions; and may arrive at certainty without any such original notions or principles.

3. (Bot.) Joined by the base to the very tip of a filament; as, an innate anther. Gray.

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