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Meaning of ENTITY

Pronunciation:  'entitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own physical existence (living or nonliving)
 

ENTITY is a 6 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: physical thing
 
 See Also: anticipation, body of water, building block, causal agency, causal agent, cause, content, depicted object, enclosure, essential, expanse, imaginary place, inessential, location, matter, natural enclosure, necessary, necessity, nonessential, object, part, physical object, piece, requirement, requisite, sky, subject, substance, thing, unit, variable, water

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En"ti*ty\, n.; pl. {Entities}. [LL. entitas, fr. L. ens,
entis, thing, prop. p. pr. of esse to be: cf. F. entit['e].
See {Essence}, {Is}.]
A real being, whether in thought (as an ideal conception) or
in fact; being; essence; existence.

      Self-subsisting entities, such as our own personality.
                                               --Shairp.

      Fortune is no real entity, . . . but a mere relative
      signification.                           --Bentley.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: A person or legally recognized organization.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: an existence, article, being, body, creature, critter, ens, entelechy, esse, essence, existence, existent, individual, integer, integral, integrate, item, life, material, materiality, matter, module, monad, object, occurrence, organism, person, persona, personality, point, presence, quantity, quiddity, quintessence, single, singleton, something, soul, stuff, subsistence, substance, substantiality, sum, system, thing, totality, unit
 

 

 

 

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