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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.

  • released in (6 years ago)


  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 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 previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

person who is below the statutory age of consent. sub judice Currently being considered by a judge or a court of law. subpoena A writ issued by a court ordering a person to appear before it. To subpoena someone is to make the person the ...

Google previewHXP-PCD Procedure Call Dictionary Draft 0.1

Person.Record.Lock Flags the record as “locked”. Sample use (php, without. parameters ( (struct) header, (struct) regdata ) return (integer) PID sample php query $hxpclient-> query ('Person. Contact. Relation', $ header ...


United States Domestic Trademark Law Terms & International Trademark Law Terms by Rachel Gader-Shafran, MA, JD, LLM

Any person who, on or in connection with any goods or services, or any container for goods, uses in commerce any word, term, name, ...

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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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