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What does "Person" mean?

Definition

(n.) A character or part, as in a play; a specific kind or manifestation of individual character, whether in real life, or in literary or dramatic representation; an assumed character (n.) A human being spoken of indefinitely; one; a man; as, any person present (n.) A living, self-conscious being, as distinct from an animal or a thing; a moral agent; a human being; a man, woman, or child (n.) A parson; the parish priest (n.) 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 (n.) Among Trinitarians, one of the three subdivisions of the Godhead (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost); an hypostasis (n.) One of three relations or conditions (that of speaking, that of being spoken to, and that of being spoken of) pertaining to a noun or a pronoun, and thence also to the verb of which it may be the subject (n.) The bodily form of a human being; body; outward appearance; as, of comely person (v. t.) To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate


Synonyms soul, individual, human, mortal, someone, somebody


Example: "There was too much for one person to do" Example: "A weapon was hidden on his person" Example: "Stop talking about yourself in the third person"


Word Family interpersonal, personal, personalism, personalistic, personally, personhood, persons