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person meaning

EN[ˈpɹsn̩]
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  • A person is a being, such as a human,
  • The current concept of person was developed during the Trinitarian and Christological debates of the
  • Since then, a number of important changes to the word's meaning and use have taken place,
person
  • NounPLpersonsPLpeoplePREPerso-SUF-person
    1. An individual; usually a human being.
      1. his first appearance upon the stage in his new person of a sycophant or juggler
      2. three persons and one God
      3. Jack's always been a dog person, but I prefer cats.
    2. The physical body of a being seen as distinct from the mind, character, etc.
      1. (law) Any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts.
        1. At common law a corporation or a trust is legally a person.
      2. (law) The human genitalia; specifically, the penis.
        1. (grammar) A linguistic category used to distinguish between the speaker of an utterance and those to whom or about whom he is speaking. See grammatical person.
          1. (biology) 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.
          2. VerbSGpersonsPRpersoningPT, PPpersoned
            1. OBS VT To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate.
              1. VT (gender-neutral) To man.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • YMCA....YMCA...It's fun to stay at the YMCA...young man, young man, there's no need to feel down. Young man, young man, get yourself of the ground...and just go to the YMCA. - Village People YMCA
                  • Two people can have the same idea at the same time because they felt the same thought-forms.
                  • At the same time, the story that he wants to tell the American people demands a reburnishing of traditional notions of American exceptionalism, mission and leadership.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • People are dying of starvation all over the world. ‎
                  • People always told me that owning property was a big turn-on for many women – a sign that a bloke has got it going on financially.
                  • People tend to lump turtles and tortoises together, when in fact they are different creatures.
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • The reason for equivalization is to allow for household economies of scale–for example, cooking a meal for four people costs less than cooking four separate meals for one person.
                  • This definitely speaks to the fact that at Georgetown, beginning at the admissions process, you're not a number but a real person.
                  • Her years of Spanish classes finally paid off when she found herself in Mexico and realized she could communicate with people.

              Meaning of person for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "person" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a nouns by inflection type. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                    • Nouns by inflection type
                      • Irregular nouns
                        • Suppletive nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Transitive verbs
                    Difficultness: Level 1
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                    Definiteness: Level 9
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