Definitions of entity

  1. that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own physical existence (living or nonliving) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A real being, whether in thought (as an ideal conception) or in fact; being; essence; existence. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. An organization, institution or being that has its own existence for legal or tax purposes. An entity is often an organization with an existence separate from its individual members--for example, a corporation, partnership, trust, estate or government agency. The entity is treated like a person; it can function legally, be sued, and make decisions through agents.
  4. Being; anything that exists. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Being: existence: a real substance. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Anything that exists; a real thing or substance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Being; essence; existence; an existing thing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Being; existence; a real being. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for entity

  1. I for the first time realised myself and my life as a single entity in contrast to the whole world outside of me. – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel
  2. That entity would be E. F. Hutton Trust Company, and to be able to act as trustee it would have to be some kind of bank. – Diamond Dust by K. Kay Shearin