|a.||1.||Outside; extraneous; separated; alien; as, a foreign country; a foreign government.|
|2.||Not native or belonging to a certain country; born in or belonging to another country, nation, sovereignty, or locality; as, a foreign language; foreign fruits.|
|3.||Remote; distant; strange; not belonging; not connected; not pertaining or pertient; not appropriate; not harmonious; not agreeable; not congenial; - with to or from; as, foreign to the purpose; foreign to one's nature.|
|4.||Held at a distance; excluded; exiled.|
|Adj.||1.||foreign - of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own); "foreign trade"; "a foreign office"|
domestic - of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation; "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction"
|2.||foreign - relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city"|
native - being such by origin; "the native North American sugar maple"; "many native artists studied abroad"
|3.||foreign - not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something; "an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism"; "the mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper"; "jealousy is foreign to her nature"|
|4.||foreign - not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source; "water free of extraneous matter"; "foreign particles in milk"|
LAW, FOREIGN. By foreign laws are understood the laws of a foreign country. The states of the American Union are for some purposes foreign to each other, and the laws of each are foreign in the others. See Foreign laws.accidental, adventitious, apart, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, curious, detached, disconnected, discrete, disjunct, disrelated, dissociated, distant, distasteful, exterior, external, exterrestrial, exterritorial, extragalactic, extralateral, extraliminal, extramundane, extramural, extraneous, extraorganismal, extrapolar, extraprovincial, extrasolar, extraterrestrial, extraterritorial, extratribal, extrinsic, foreign-born, immaterial, impersonal, impertinent, imported, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, incommensurable, incomparable, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, independent, insular, intrusive, irrelative, isolated, nonsubjective, objective, obnoxious, odd, other, outland, outlandish, outlying, outside, outward, overseas, peculiar, remote, removed, repellent, repugnant, segregate, separate, separated, tramontane, transalpine, transatlantic, transpacific, ulterior, unaffiliated, unallied, unassimilable, unassociated, unconnected, unearthly, unfamiliar, unknown, unrelatable, unrelated