What does trait mean?

Definitions for traittreɪt; Brit. also treɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word trait.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trait(noun)

    a distinguishing feature of your personal nature


  1. trait(Noun)

    an identifying characteristic, habit or trend

  2. trait(Noun)

    In object-oriented programming, an uninstantiable collection of methods that provides functionality to a class by using the classu2019s own interface.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trait

    a stroke; a touch

  2. Trait

    a distinguishing or marked feature; a peculiarity; as, a trait of character

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trait

    trā, or trāt, n. a drawing: a touch: a feature. [Fr.,—L. tractus, trahĕre, to draw.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trait in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trait in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Euripides:

    Man's most valuable trait Is a judicious sense of what not to believe.

  2. Mohammadreza Hojat:

    Empathy is a cognitive attribute, not a personality trait, the pressure is really on.

  3. Advance:

    It was a grand trait of the old Roman that with him one and the same word meant both honor and honesty.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Sooner of later that which is now life shall be poetry, and every fair and manly trait shall add a richer strain to the song.

  5. Rick Desimone:

    I am hopeful that everything works out for both of us. that's an underappreciated trait of hers: Sometimes she is seriously competitive.

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