person

All Noun
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  • Info A person is a being, such as a human, that has certain capacities or attributes constituting personhood, which in turn is defined differently by different authors in different disciplines, and by different cultures in different times and places.
  • He can also read a person's future in this manner as well.
  • Twenty-three persons attended, one of whom appeared to be of another society. Cited from Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel,John Yeardley
  • Twenty or more persons could be sent for the cost of returning four.
  • The character is not based on a single real-life person.
  • This union is not seen as an authority above a person's own will.
  • It generally describes a person with legal rights within a given political order.
  • Under the constitution, that person would have been the only candidate for president.
  • However, officers could not search a person's property without giving a reason.
  • Heads of state in most countries are natural persons holding an office.
  • The game may last until one person has won everything.
  • In the space of one week, three of the four persons named by him were dead.
  • There were on board, in addition to a crew of three, twenty-two persons. Cited from The Second Deluge, by Garrett P. Serviss
  • A computer system is no more secure than the persons responsible for its operation.
  • It's not something any one person should do about another.
  • The amount of light used is determined by a person's skin type.
  • However, no real life person of that name can easily be identified with the character.
  • A grown-up person takes them to school and brings them home again. Cited from Highroads of Geography, by Anonymous
  • Who are those clean and well dressed persons coming out of the church? Cited from The Women of the Arabs, by Henry Harris Jessup
  • A child has not the reserve power of a grown-up person. Cited from School and Home Cooking, by Carlotta C. Greer
  • The section in question is the only one in that work that is written in first-person view.
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Meaning of person

  • noun A human being
    there was too much for one person to do
  • noun A human body (usually including the clothing)
    a weapon was hidden on his person
  • noun A grammatical category used in the classification of pronouns, possessive determiners, and verb forms according to whether they indicate the speaker, the addressee, or a third party
    stop talking about yourself in the third person