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Meaning of CREATURE

Pronunciation:  'kreechur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  2. [n]  a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
  3. [n]  a person who is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else

CREATURE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: animal, animate being, beast, brute, fauna, puppet, tool, wight
 See Also: acrodont, adult, animal kingdom, animal tissue, Animalia, being, biped, captive, caput, chordate, conceptus, creepy-crawly, critter, darter, dead animal, domestic animal, embryo, face, female, fertilized egg, fictional animal, game, giant, head, herbivore, human, individual, insectivore, invertebrate, kingdom Animalia, larva, male, marine animal, mate, metazoan, migrator, molter, mortal, moulter, mutant, offspring, omnivore, organism, peeper, person, pet, pleurodont, predator, predatory animal, prey, pureblood, purebred, quarry, racer, scavenger, sea animal, slave, somebody, someone, soul, stayer, stunt, survivor, thoroughbred, varment, varmint, vermin, work animal, young, zooplankton



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Crea"ture\ (kr?"t?r; 135), n. [F. cr?ature, L.
creatura. See {Create}.]
1. Anything created; anything not self-existent; especially,
   any being created with life; an animal; a man.

         He asked water, a creature so common and needful
         that it was against the law of nature to deny him.

         God's first creature was light.       --Bacon.

         On earth, join, all ye creatures, to extol Him
         first, him last, him midst, and without end.

         And most attractive is the fair result Of thought,
         the creature of a polished mind.      --Cowper.

2. A human being, in pity, contempt, or endearment; as, a
   poor creature; a pretty creature.

         The world hath not a sweeter creature. --Shak.

3. A person who owes his rise and fortune to another; a
   servile dependent; an instrument; a tool.

         A creature of the queen's, Lady Anne Bullen. --Shak.

         Both Charles himself and his creature, Laud.

4. A general term among farmers for horses, oxen, etc.

{Creature comforts}, those which minister to the comfort of
   the body.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing faceless creatures in your dream indicates a situation you are refusing to see or confront, but are aware of it in some passive way. This dream also suggests that something in your life is bringing up feelings of fear and insecurities.
Easton Bible Dictionary

denotes the whole creation in Rom. 8:39; Col. 1:15; Rev. 5:13; the whole human race in Mark 16:15; Rom. 8:19-22.

The living creatures in Ezek. 10:15, 17, are imaginary beings, symbols of the Divine attributes and operations.

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