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Meaning of ENTITY

Pronunciation:  'entitee

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

      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