What is person?

  • (noun): A person's body (usually including their clothing).
    Example: "A weapon was hidden on his person"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Person

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.

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Some articles on person:

Trade Dress - United States - Statutory Source
... section 43(a) states the following "Any person who, on or in connection with any goods or services, or any container for goods, uses in commerce any word, term, name ...
Qurban - On Whom Is Sacrifice Compulsory
... A person may perform the obligation on behalf of another sane adult person provided it is with their permission ... A person is required to make a separate sacrifice on behalf of himself and for others that he may sacrifice for ... A person owns 613.35g silver (19.71 troy ounces silver) and/ or 87.48g of gold or its value in cash or kind Is resident in his home town and not on journey ...
Trainer - A Professional
... Animal training, a person who trains animals for obedience, tricks, and work Horse trainer, a person responsible for preparing a horse for horse racing Personal trainer, a ...
Lactose Intolerance - Management
... production, and the amount of lactose that can therefore be tolerated, varies from person to person ... Since lactose intolerance poses no further threat to a person's health, the condition is managed by minimizing the occurrence and severity of symptoms ...
Fealty
... of fealty, from the Latin fidelitas (faithfulness), is a pledge of allegiance of one person to another ... Europe, fealty was sworn between two people, the obliged person (vassal) and a person of rank (lord) ...

More definitions of "person":

  • (noun): A grammatical category of pronouns and verb forms.
    Example: "Stop talking about yourself in the third person"

Famous quotes containing the word person:

    We may not pay Satan reverence, for that would be indiscreet, but we can at least respect his talents. A person who has for untold centuries maintained the imposing position of spiritual head of four-fifths of the human race, and political head of the whole of it, must be granted the possession of executive abilities of the loftiest order.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    A person can develop a cold.
    Frank Loesser (1910–1969)

    Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin.
    Quentin Crisp (b. 1908)