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Definition of Person

Person

  1. 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.
  2. The bodily form of a human being; body; outward appearance; as, of comely person.
  3. A living, self-conscious being, as distinct from an animal or a thing; a moral agent; a human being; a man, woman, or child.
  4. A human being spoken of indefinitely; one; a man; as, any person present.
  5. A parson; the parish priest.
  6. Among Trinitarians, one of the three subdivisions of the Godhead (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost); an hypostasis.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate.

Person Quotations

Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.
Jim Morrison

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
Henri Nouwen

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
Buddha
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Person Translations

person in Afrikaans is persoon
person in Danish is person
person in Dutch is persoon, personage
person in French is personnage
person in German is personen, Person, Person [theat] Rolle
person in Italian is persona
person in Portuguese is pessoa
person in Spanish is persona

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