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Definition of 'neutral'


  1. one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute


  1. neither moral nor immoral; neither good nor evil, right nor wrong
  2. having no personal preference; "impersonal criticism"; "a neutral observer"
       Synonyms: impersonal
  3. having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive; "inert matter"; "an indifferent chemical in a reaction"
       Synonyms: inert indifferent
  4. not supporting or favoring either side in a war, dispute, or contest
  5. having no net electric charge; not electrified
       Synonyms: electroneutral
       Antonyms: positive electropositive negative electronegative
  6. of something that is lacking hue; "neutral colors like back or white"
  7. possessing no distinctive quality or characteristics
       Antonyms: positive negative
  8. lacking distinguishing quality or characteristics; "a neutral personality that made no impression whatever"

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