Definitions of person

  1. To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. a person's body (usually including their clothing); "a weapon was hidden on his person" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The bodily form of a human being; body; outward appearance; as, of comely person. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A living, self-conscious being, as distinct from an animal or a thing; a moral agent; a human being; a man, woman, or child. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A human being spoken of indefinitely; one; a man; as, any person present. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A parson; the parish priest. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Among Trinitarians, one of the three subdivisions of the Godhead (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost); an hypostasis. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A human being; an individual; one's actual self; one's body; one's shape and looks; as, she is very dainty in person: in grammar, a characteristic by which nouns and pronouns indicate, and verbs express the action of, the one speaking (first person), spoken to (second person), or spoken of (third person). The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Character represented, as on the stage: character: an individual: a living soul: the outward appearance, etc.: body: (gram.) a distinction in form, according as the subject of the verb is the person speaking, spoken to, or spoken of. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. An individual; living human being; outward appearance; body. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. A human being; an individual. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. The body of a human being, or its characteristic appearance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. An individual human being, consisting of body and soul, and conceived of as having a distinct personality; a human being, as distinct from a thing; a human being in a bodily reference; bodily form; a human being indefinitely; character; a distinction in the Godhead; the subject or object of a verb, as speaking, spoken to, or spoken of In person, by one's self, and not by representative. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. An individual or zooid of a colony. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for person

  1. The person I mean is a gentleman, of course. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  2. What of her person – Daisy Burns (Volume 2) by Julia Kavanagh