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Person meaning

person - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. a human being; " there was too much for one person to do"
  2. 2. A character or part, as in a play; a specific kind or manifestation of individual character, whether in real life, or in literary or dramatic representation; an assumed character.
  3. 3. The bodily form of a human being; body; outward appearance; as, of comely person.
  4. 4. A living, self- conscious being, as distinct from an animal or a thing; a moral agent; a human being; a man, woman, or child.
  5. 5. A human being spoken of indefinitely; one; a man; as, any person present.
  6. 6. A parson; the parish priest.
  7. 7. Among Trinitarians, one of the three subdivisions of the Godhead ( the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost); an hypostasis.
  8. 8. One of three relations or conditions ( that of speaking, that of being spoken to, and that of being spoken of) pertaining to a noun or a pronoun, and thence also to the verb of which it may be the subject.
  9. 9. A shoot or bud of a plant; a polyp or zooid of the compound Hydrozoa Anthozoa, etc.; also, an individual, in the narrowest sense, among the higher animals.
  10. 10. To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate.
  11. 11. An individual; living human being; outward appearance; body.

person - examples of usage

  1. I really cannot put up with such a person as Comyn had here to tea last night." - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. " I'm not the person you think me. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. For already she was afraid to speak to any one, afraid to go near any person that she had ever known. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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