person
[ˈpəːs(ə)n]
NOUN
people (plural noun) · persons (plural noun)
  1. a human being regarded as an individual.
    "the porter was the last person to see her prior to her disappearance" ·
    "she is a person of astonishing energy"
    synonyms:
    human being · individual · man/woman · human · being · living soul ·
    soul · mortal · creature · fellow · figure · personage · character · type · sort · beggar · cookie · customer · critter · bunny · fella · bloke · chap · bod · geezer · gent · guy · gal · dame · dude · hombre · bastard · body · dog · cove · wight
  2. grammar
    a category used in the classification of pronouns, possessive determiners, and verb forms, according to whether they indicate the speaker (first person), the addressee (second person), or a third party (third person).
  3. christian theology
    each of the three modes of being of God, namely the Father, the Son, or the Holy Ghost, who together constitute the Trinity.
ORIGIN
Middle English: from Old French persone, from Latin persona ‘actor's mask, character in a play’, later ‘human being’.
-person
[pəːs(ə)n]
COMBININGFORM
  1. used as a neutral alternative to -man in nouns denoting professional status, a position of authority, etc..
    "chairperson" ·
    "salesperson" · "sportsperson"
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the person appointed will be responsible for maintaining and genotyping many different lines of zebra fish.
the girl is charged with loitering in a public place with intent to solicit or importune another person.
interrogatives are not likely to crop up very often in the speech of a person who is being interviewed.
the Prince was roasted by Martin—a friendly American custom of insulting a person as a sign of favour.
let us say, for the sake of argument, that the plotter and the assassin are one and the same person.
merger can be applied for when the freehold and leasehold estates become vested in the same person.

If we ever stop thinking about the person we want to become, we stop learning and taking risks.

Sally Blount

If we ever stop thinking about the person we want to become, we stop learning and taking risks.

Sally Blount
for a shy person, social interaction can be a stomach-churning, anxiety-filled experience.
Calvinists believed that every person was predestined by God to go to heaven or to hell.
people believed to have the power to zombify a person were widely feared and respected.
erotomaniacs are convinced that the person they have fixated on loves them in return.
the longer a sleepwalk lasts, the nearer the person comes to a state of wakefulness.
a person may be reaping the consequences of evil deeds sown in previous existences.
I longed to find a kindred spirit, and in him I thought I had found such a person.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)persoon, mens, iemand
Arabic (NOUN)الشخص, شخص, شخصا, إنسان, الأشخاص, شخصيا, أي شخص
Bangla ব্যক্তি
Bosnian (Latin) osoba
Bulgarian (NOUN)лице, човек, лицето, лично
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (NOUN)persona
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (NOUN)osoba, po osobi, osobu, osobi, osobe, osobom, osobno, licu, čovjek
Czech (NOUN)osoba, osobu, osoby, člověk, osobě, osobou, osobně, osob, uživatele
Danish (NOUN)menneske, pågældende
Dutch (NOUN)persoon, per persoon, mens, iemand, degene die
Estonian (NOUN)isik, inimene
Fijian na tamata
Filipino tao
Finnish (NOUN)/henkilö, ihminen, hlö, persoonan
French (NOUN)personne, individu, quelqu'un
German (NOUN)Mensch
Greek (NOUN)πρόσωπο, άτομο, άνθρωπος
Haitian Creole moun
Hebrew (NOUN)אדם, האדם, לאדם, הבנאדם, הבן אדם, בן אדם, בנאדם, אישית, האיש, איש
Hindi (NOUN)व्यक्ति, इंसान, आदमी
Hmong Daw neeg
Hungarian (NOUN)személy, ember, fő
Icelandic (NOUN)manneskja, einstaklingur, mann, maður, persónu, aðila, viðkomandi, sá, manni, manns, starfsmann
Indonesian (NOUN)orang, seseorang, pribadi
Italian (NOUN)persona
Japanese (NOUN)人, 人物, 一人, 者, 個人, 担当者, 相手, 人間
Kiswahili (NOUN)mtu, mtu huyu
Klingon ghot
Korean (NOUN)사람, 인, 담당자, 개인
Latvian (NOUN)persona, cilvēks, pers
Lithuanian (NOUN)asmuo, asmens, žmogus, žmogaus
Malagasy olona
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)orang, seorang, seseorang, individu
Maltese (NOUN)persuna
Persian (NOUN)شخص, فرد, نفر, کسی, فردی, شخصی
Polish (NOUN)osoba, osoby, osobę, osobie, dana osoba, człowiek, osób
Portuguese (NOUN)pessoa
Querétaro Otomi ya jä'i
Romanian (NOUN)persoană, pers
Russian (NOUN)человек, лицо, персона, личности, пользователя
Samoan tagata
Serbian (Cyrillic) особа
Serbian (Latin) osoba
Slovak (NOUN)osoba, osobu, osoby, osobe, človek, osobou, osobne, osôb
Slovenian (NOUN)oseba, osebo, osebi, osebe, osebno, človek, oseb
Spanish (NOUN)persona
Swedish (NOUN)pers, människa
Tahitian te taata
Tamil (NOUN)நபர், நபருக்கு
Telugu వ్యక్తి
Thai (NOUN)บุคคล, คน, ท่าน, ผู้, พนักงาน
Tongan tokotaha
Turkish (NOUN)kişi, insan, şahıs, biri, şahsen
Ukrainian (NOUN)людина, особа, особи, особу, особі, особою, чоловік, обличчя, осіб, користувача
Urdu (NOUN)شخص, فرد, انسان, آدمی
Vietnamese (NOUN)người
Welsh (NOUN)berson, unigolyn, pherson, rhywun, sawl, rywun
Yucatec Maya máak
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