Definitions for creature
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word creature.
animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunanoun
a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
creature, tool, puppetnoun
a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
A created thing, whether animate or inanimate; a creation.
A living being; an animal or human.
A being subservient to or dependent upon another.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: creatura, low Latin.
Were these persons idolaters for the worship they did not give to the Creator, or for the worship they did give to his creatures. Edward Stillingfleet, Defence of Discourse on Rom. Idol.
God’s first creature was light. Francis Bacon, New Atlantis.
Imperfect the world, and all the creatures in it, must be acknowledged in many respects to be. John Tillotson, Sermon i.
The queen pretended satisfaction of her knowledge only
In killing creatures vile, as cats and dogs. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
Yet crime in her could never creature find;
But for his love, and for her own self-sake,
She wander’d had from one to other Ind. Fairy Queen, b. i.
Most cursed of all creatures under sky,
Lo Tantalus, I here tormented lye. Fairy Queen, b. ii. c. 7.
Though he might burst his lungs to call for help,
No creature would assist or pity him. Wentworth Dillon.
Hence; home, you idle creatures, get you home;
Is this a holiday? William Shakespeare, Julius Cæsar.
He would into the stews,
And from the common creatures pluck a glove,
And wear it as a favour. William Shakespeare, Richard III.
I’ve heard that guilty creatures, at a play,
Have, by the very cunning of the scene,
Been struck so to the soul, that presently
They have proclaim’d their malefactions. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.
Nor think to-night of thy ill-nature,
But of thy follies, idle creature. Matthew Prior.
A good poet no sooner communicates his works, but it is imagined he is a vain young creature, given up to the ambition of fame. Alexander Pope.
And then, sir, would he gripe and wring my hand;
Cry, Oh sweet creature, and then kiss me hard. William Shakespeare.
Ah, cruel creature, whom do’st thou despise?
The gods, to live in woods, have left the skies. John Dryden, Virg.
Some young creatures have learnt their letters and syllables by having them pasted upon little tablets. Isaac Watts.
He sent to colonel Massey to send him men, which he, being a creature of Essex’s, refused. Edward Hyde.
The duke’s creature he desired to be esteemed. Edward Hyde.
Great princes thus, when favourites they raise,
To justify their grace, their creatures praise. John Dryden, Aurengz.
The design was discovered by a person whom every body knows to be the creature of a certain great man. Jonathan Swift.
anything created; anything not self-existent; especially, any being created with life; an animal; a man
a human being, in pity, contempt, or endearment; as, a poor creature; a pretty creature
a person who owes his rise and fortune to another; a servile dependent; an instrument; a tool
a general term among farmers for horses, oxen, etc
Etymology: [F. crature, L. creatura. See Create.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'creature' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4678
Rank popularity for the word 'creature' in Nouns Frequency: #1131
The numerical value of creature in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of creature in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided.
Today we are talking about a new species of not humans perhaps but humanoids, cyborgs, and, like the Creature, are they going to raise the question of identity? are they going to be granted rights and dignity, and would they pay taxes?
Man is not the creature of circumstances. Circumstances are the creatures of men.
A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living.
If Bill Clinton and Bill Clinton had a son, it's Terry McAuliffe ! he is a creature of the swamp.
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- істо́та, стварэ́ннеBelarusian
- твар, същество̀, създа̀ниеBulgarian
- stvoření, tvorCzech
- væsen, væsenerDanish
- Geschöpf, KreaturGerman
- δημιούργημα, πλάσμαGreek
- olento, olioFinnish
- créature, êtreFrench
- skepselWestern Frisian
- créatúr, dúilIrish
- creutairScottish Gaelic
- էակ, արարածArmenian
- 生き物, 生物Japanese
- суштество, битиеMacedonian
- wezen, creatuur, schepselDutch
- stwór, istota, stworzeniePolish
- ființă, făptură, creaturăRomanian
- созда́ние, тварь, существо́, творе́ниеRussian
- stvorenje, biće, створење, stvor, створ, бићеSerbo-Croatian
- tvor, stvorenieSlovak
- твари́на, тварь, ство́ріння, істо́таUkrainian
- tạo vật, 生物, sinh vậtVietnamese
- lejafäb, hijafäb, jafäbem, jafäbil, jafäbül, jijafäb, jafäbVolapük
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