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Person appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

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Usage statistics for the noun person:

spoken English46.55%written English53.45% conversational speech32.29%task-oriented speech67.71% imaginative writing35.66%informational writing64.34%
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Person is sometimes a misspelling of persons.

The word person is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun person

What does person mean as a name of something?

Person is one of the top 100 most common nouns in the English language.View more statistics!

noun - plural: people / persons (variant)

  1. a human being
  2. a human body (usually including the clothing)
  3. a grammatical category used in the classification of pronouns, possessive determiners, and verb forms according to whether they indicate the speaker, the addressee, or a third party
    • example: stop talking about yourself in the third person
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic terms: grammatical category / syntactic category = a category of words having the same grammatical properties
    • more specific terms:
      • first person = pronouns and verbs used to refer to the speaker or writer of the language in which they occur
      • second person = pronouns and verbs used to refer to the person addressed by the language in which they occur
      • third person = pronouns and verbs that are used to refer to something other than the speaker or addressee of the language in which they occur


Person a.k.a. Persön is a locality situated in Luleå Municipality, Norrbotten County, Sweden with 223 inhabitants in 2010.


"Person" is a musical EP of Earn.

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  1. Person: In the canon law of the Catholic Church, a person is a subject of certain legal rights and obligations.
    • also known as Age of reason
  2. The person who served on this organization's board. Non-consecutive terms on the board should be entered separately. Similarly, tenures with different titles should also be entered separately.
  3. The person appearing in this segment. This person should be performing some official role in the segment -- host, interviewer, announcer, newsreader, etc.
  4. The person to whom this certification was awarded.

Phrases with Person

  1. person hour
  2. -Person
  3. in person
  4. in-person
  5. bad person
  6. Cat Person
  7. Dog Person
  8. fat person
  9. Lay Person
  10. old person
  11. one-person
  12. Pod Person
  13. shy person
  14. Boat Person
  15. dead person
  16. deaf person
  17. good person
  18. holy person
  19. male person
  20. nude person

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Person

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Google previewAmerican Housing Survey (1989)

1989 Metropolitan Sample : Reference Manual for Field Representatives

Regular The reference person is the first interview household member 18 years or older listed in response to item 11, who owns or rents the sample unit. If no household member occupying the sample unit owns or rents the unit, the reference ...

Google previewPersons in Love (2012)

A Study of Max Scheler’s Wesen und Formen der Sympathie by A.R. Luther

A person is the presence of an execution of acts. There is no hint in...

Google previewMoral Exemplars in the Analects (2013)

The Good Person is That by Amy Olberding

The Good Person is That Amy Olberding. 7. A. Partial. Exemplar. Zigong. Just astheAnalects proposestotal moralexemplars andpartial moral exemplars, so tooit proposes negative exemplars. Here again, Iexpect thatsuch exemplars are ...

Google previewThe Spiritual Wisdom of the Gospels for Christian Preachers and Teachers: Year A. On Earth as it is in heaven (2004)

by John Shea

Every person is a child of God who mutually indwells with the Father (Parent God) and reveals the Father's name. The adventures of life are invitations to actualize this spiritual identity.

Google previewDictionary of One-word Substitution (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

A person who is in favor of the ending of a system, law or institution -- Abolitionist 02. A person who is not in a place where they are expected to be -- Absentee 03. A person who does not vote either in favor or against something -- Abstainer 04 ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

PERMANENT AND LASTING FOR ETERNITY - PERSON picaroon: adventurer, buccaneer, freebooter, knave, pirate, rogue picayune: little, mean,. ing, fixed, imperishable, in perpetuity, indelible, indestructible, lasting, sempiternal, stable, ...

Google previewColour Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

by Oxford Dictionaries,

Persian noun 1 a person from Persia (now Iran). 2 the language of ancient Persia or modern ...

Google previewA dictionary of the Burman language, with explanations in English (1826)

Compiled from the manuscripts of A. Judson, D.D. and of other missionaries in Burmah by Adoniram Judson, Jonathan Wade

a small person, a person of little consequence, a . child. A child when first born is supposed to have its . mind deeply impressed with the past : if it came last from hell, or a state of punishment, it reflects upon what it there suffered, and ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

a person who is skilled at doing repairs, decorating, etc. around a building. hang verb (hangs; hanging; ...

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Usage statistics about person

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun person:

spoken English46.55%written English53.45% conversational speech32.29%task-oriented speech67.71% imaginative writing35.66%informational writing64.34%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun person:


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Quotes about Person

Love a person who loves you
Like a person who likes you
Hear a person who hears you
Help a person who needs you
Respect a person who respects you (Ravi Sathasivam)
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Scrabble value of P3E1R1S1O1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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