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Abstract Entity

Definition of the noun abstract entity

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noun

  1. a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
    • lexical domain: Tops - unique beginner for nouns
    • synonym of abstract entity: abstraction
    • more generic word: entity = that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence
    • more specific terms:
      • psychological feature = a feature of the mental life of a living organism
      • attribute = an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
      • grouping / group = any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
      • relation = an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
      • communication = something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
      • quantity / measure / amount = how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
      • otherworld = an abstract spiritual world beyond earthly reality
      • set = an abstract collection of numbers or symbols

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Google previewCONCEPTUAL TRANSFER IN THE BILINGUAL MENTAL LEXICON (2012)

by Sherif Okasha

4:1:2:1 Abstract entities versus concrete entities An abstract entity such as [a] science is an individuated mental realization of the abstract concept SCIENCE. Abstract entities are extensionally opaque in such a way as concrete entities are.

Google previewConstructing a Lexicon of English Verbs (1999)

by Pamela B. Faber, Ricardo Mairal Usón

The unbroken line signifies that the perceived entity is concrete and as such, belongs to the outside world, while the dotted line indicates the perception of an abstract entity. Two arrows have been used because these verbs entail both types of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Logic (2006)

by Harry J. Gensler

First, there is the set of green things; this set seems to be not a physical or mental entity, but rather an abstract entity. Second, there is the property of greenness, which can apply either to the color as experienced or to its underlying physical ...

Google previewDictionary of Philosophy (2002)

by Alan Lacey

An abstract entity may be one constructed by the mind through the process of ABSTRACTION. But the term is also sometimes used for entities regarded as being outside space and time, as, e.g. numbers are for a Platonist philosopher of ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Philosophy (2009)

by Michael Proudfoot, A.R. Lacey

An abstract entity may be one constructed bythemindthrough the process of ABSTRACTION. But the term isalsosometimesused for entities regarded as being outside space and time, as, e.g. numbers are for a Platonist philosopher of ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of System Safety (2011)

Definition of Terms and Concepts by Clifton A. Ericson, II

A function may also be an abstract entity, such as a mathematical function that associates an input to a corresponding output according to some rule, or a software function that is a portion of code that performs a specific task. At the top level, ...

Google previewLanguage Production, Cognition, and the Lexicon (2014)

by Núria Gala, Reinhard Rapp, Gemma Bel-Enguix

=> abstract entity -- (an entity that exists only abstractly) => entity -- (that ...

Google previewStructuring the Lexicon (2010)

A Clustered Model for Near-Synonymy by Dagmar Divjak

abstract entity as depicted in (c). The intermediary atemporal relational predication an infinitive represents is visualized in (b).

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