What does HUMAN mean?

Definitions for HUMAN
ˈhyu mən or, often, ˈyu-; ˈyu mən; yudʒhu·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homo, man, human being, humanadjective

    any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

  2. humanadjective

    characteristic of humanity

    "human nature"

  3. humanadjective

    relating to a person

    "the experiment was conducted on 6 monkeys and 2 human subjects"

  4. humanadjective

    having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings

    "human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty"

Wiktionary

  1. humannoun

    A human being, whether man, woman or child.

  2. humanadjective

    Of or belonging to the species Homo sapiens or its closest relatives.

  3. humanadjective

    Having the nature or attributes of a human being.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. HUMANadjective

    Etymology: humanus, Latin; humain, French.

    It will not be asked whether he be a gentleman born, but whether he be a human creature. Jonathan Swift.

    The king is but a man as I am: the violet smells to him as it doth to me; all his senses have but human conditions. William Shakespeare.

    For man to tell how human life began
    Is hard; for who himself beginning knew? John Milton, P. L.

    Thee, serpent, subtil’st beast of all the field,
    I knew; but not with human voice indu’d. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    Intuitive knowledge needs no probation, nor can have any, this being the highest of all human certainty. John Locke.

Wikipedia

  1. Human

    Human is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Christina Perri for her second studio album, Head or Heart (2014). The song was written by Perri and Martin Johnson, who also produced the song. It was released on November 18, 2013 as the lead single for the album. Released to generally positive reviews, "Human" has since become a Top 10 Adult Pop hit in the United States, as well as her third top 40 entry on the Billboard Hot 100. It was certified Platinum by RIAA in June 2014.

ChatGPT

  1. human

    A human is a member of the Homo sapiens species, characterized by their bipedal locomotion, capability for abstract reasoning, self-awareness, complex language skills, and advanced tool-making abilities. Humans are social beings with a diverse range of cultures, societies, beliefs, and behaviors, capable of forming complex relationships and exhibiting a broad range of emotions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Humanadjective

    belonging to man or mankind; having the qualities or attributes of a man; of or pertaining to man or to the race of man; as, a human voice; human shape; human nature; human sacrifices

  2. Humannoun

    a human being

  3. Etymology: [L. humanus; akin to homo man: cf. F. humain. See Homage, and cf. Humane, Omber.]

Wikidata

  1. Human

    Humans are primates of the family Hominidae, and the only extant species of the genus Homo. Humans are distinguished from other animals by a relatively larger brain with a particularly well developed neocortex, prefrontal cortex and temporal lobes; enabling high levels of abstract reasoning, language, introspection, problem solving, culture through social learning, and other important mental capabilities which, combined with bipedal locomotion that frees the hands for manipulating objects, has allowed far greater use of tools than any other species. Humans are the only extant species known to build fires and cook their food, as well as the only known species to clothe themselves and create and use numerous other technologies and arts. The scientific study of humans is the discipline of anthropology. Humans are uniquely adept at utilizing systems of symbolic communication such as language and art for self-expression, the exchange of ideas, and organization. Humans create complex social structures composed of many cooperating and competing groups, from families and kinship networks to states. Social interactions between humans have established an extremely wide variety of values, social norms, and rituals, which together form the basis of human society. Humans are noted for their desire to understand and influence their environment, seeking to explain and manipulate phenomena through science, philosophy, mythology, and religion.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Human

    hū′man, adj. belonging or pertaining to man or mankind: having the qualities of a man.—n. (coll.) a human being.—n. Hū′mankind, the human species.—adv. Hū′manly. [Fr.,—L. humanushomo, a human being.]

Editors Contribution

  1. humannoun

    He Formed from the dust a colored or shaded ordinary member of the armed forces in his own image as distinct from the officers. 0.) Used to express hesitation or dissent assimilation. 1.) A characteristic of people as opposed to God or animals or machines in being susceptible to weakness. 2.) A characteristic of people's better qualities, such as kindness or sensitivity. 3.) A human being is a person as distinguished from an animal or an alien.

    God made human beings in the ways of his image.

    Etymology: Citizen


    Submitted by Tehorah_Elyon on November 18, 2023  


  2. human

    Our soul connected to our body, brain, conscience, consciousness, memory, mind, spirit and subconscious on planet earth

    The human body is so amazing and capable.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  

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  1. human

    Song lyrics by human -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by human on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. HUMAN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Human is ranked #16696 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Human surname appeared 1,715 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Human.

    85.4% or 1,465 total occurrences were White.
    6% or 103 total occurrences were Black.
    5.7% or 98 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.2% or 21 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.1% or 19 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 9 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HUMAN' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #482

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HUMAN' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1364

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HUMAN' in Nouns Frequency: #1315

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HUMAN' in Adjectives Frequency: #56

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HUMAN in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HUMAN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of HUMAN in a Sentence

  1. Wyndham Lewis:

    When we say science we can either mean any manipulation of the inventive and organizing power of the human intellect: or we can mean such an extremely different thing as the religion of science, the vulgarized derivative from this pure activity manipulated by a sort of priestcraft into a great religious and political weapon.

  2. W. J. Reichmann:

    Human beings, for all their pretensions, have a remarkable propensity for lending themselves to classification somewhere within neatly labelled categories. Even the outrageous exceptions may be classified as outrageous exceptions

  3. Michael Page:

    Any brutal torture of Saudi women activists would show no limit to the Saudi authorities' campaign of wanton cruelty against critics and human rights activists, any government that tortures women for demanding basic rights should face withering international criticism, not unblinking Michael Page and UK support.

  4. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.

  5. Sheriff Steve Penner:

    The hunter was seeking a shortcut from one hunting area to another when he found human remains and then contacted the sheriff’s office, due to the lack of remaining daylight and ruggedness of the terrain, recovery efforts began on the morning of the 18.

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