Person

  • 1 person — per·son n 1: natural person 2: the body of a human being; also: the body and clothing of a human being had drugs on his person 3: one (as a human being or corporation) that is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties see also …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Person — • Discusses (1) the definition of person , especially with reference to the doctrine of the Incarnation; and (2) the use of the word persona and its Greek equivalents in connection with the Trinitarian disputes. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 Person — Per son, n. [OE. persone, persoun, person, parson, OF. persone, F. personne, L. persona a mask (used by actors), a personage, part, a person, fr. personare to sound through; per + sonare to sound. See {Per }, and cf. {Parson}.] 1. A character or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 person — per‧son [ˈpɜːsn ǁ ˈpɜːr ] also ˌlegal ˈperson noun persons PLURALFORM [countable] LAW a person or group of people who have certain rights and duties: • In Scotland, a firm is a legal person distinct from the partners of the firm. ˌartificial… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 person — ► NOUN (pl. people or persons) 1) a human being regarded as an individual. 2) an individual s body: concealed on his person. 3) Grammar a category used in the classification of pronouns, verb forms, etc. according to whether they indicate the… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Person L — is a band fronted by Kenny Vasoli, formerly of pop punk band The Starting Line (currently on hiatus). Kenny Vasoli is the band s lead singer and guitarist. Person L was formed in the winter of 2006 as an outlet for Vasoli to explore other musical …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 Person — Person: Das seit dem 13. Jh. bezeugte Wort (mhd. persōn‹e›) ist entlehnt aus lat. persona »Maske des Schauspielers; Rolle, die durch diese Maske dargestellt wird; Charakterrolle; Charakter; Mensch, Person«, das selbst wohl aus dem Etrusk. stammt …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 8 person — [pʉr′sən] n. [ME persone < OFr < L persona, lit., actor s face mask, hence a character, person, prob. < Etr phersu, mask] 1. a human being, esp. as distinguished from a thing or lower animal; individual man, woman, or child: now usually… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Person — (de) Person (langsame) Zömmelöm (der) Person (magere) Rebbegespens (et) Person (raffgierige) Raafalles (der) Person (schwatzhafte) Schnadder (de) Person (vorwitzige) Vürwetznas (de) …

    Kölsch Dialekt Lexikon

  • 10 person — Under Title 11 U.S.C. Section 101: (41) The term person includes individual, partnership, and corporation, but does not include governmental unit, except that a governmental unit that (A) acquires an asset from a person (i) as a result of the… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 11 Person — Sf std. (12. Jh.), mhd. persōn[e] Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. persōna (auch: Charakter, Rolle , eigentlich Maske [des Schauspielers] ), dessen Herkunft umstritten ist. Adjektive: personal, personell, persönlich.    Ebenso nndl. persoon, ne.… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 12 person — early 13c., from O.Fr. persone human being (12c., Fr. personne), from L. persona human being, originally character in a drama, mask, possibly borrowed from Etruscan phersu mask. This may be related to Gk. Persephone. The use of person to replace… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 -person — 1. The use of person as a gender neutral suffix denoting occupations instead of man began in the 1970s with chairperson (see CHAIRMAN), and has spread rather more slowly than might have been expected, possibly because of a reluctance to adopt… …

    Modern English usage

  • 14 Person — [Aufbauwortschatz (Rating 1500 3200)] Bsp.: • Sie ist so eine nette Person. • Diese Person ist Ire. • Sie ist eine liebenswerte Person …

    Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • 15 -person — [pʉr′sən] combining form person of either sex in a (specified) activity, of a (specified) kind, etc.: sometimes used in compounds to avoid the masculine implication of MAN: pl. form PEOPLE or PERSONS: see the note at PERSON (sense 1) …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 Person — Per son, v. t. To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Person [1] — Person, Grafschaft im Staate Nord Carolina (Nordamerika), von dem Hycootee u. Neuse Rivers durchflossen; Producte: Mais, Tabak, Weizen; 1791 organisirt u. genannt nach General Thomas Person 1850: 10,781 Ew., worunter 4893 Sklaven; Hauptort:… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 18 Persōn — (lat. persona), ursprünglich die den ganzen Kopf bedeckende Maske (s. d.), wodurch im Altertum die Schauspieler den Charakter ihrer Rolle ausdrückten; dann auch die darzustellende Rolle und der Schauspieler in seiner Rolle selbst, welche… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 19 Person — Persōn (lat. persōna), jedes Wesen mit der Anlage zu freiem, vernünftigem Wollen und Handeln (physische P.), im Gegensatz zur Sache, dem willenlosen Gegenstand; juristisch jedes Subjekt, welches die Fähigkeit hat, Rechte zu erwerben und… …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 20 person- — [pʉr′sən] combining form person (of either sex): used occas. to avoid the masculine implication of man [personhood] * * * …

    Universalium