What does creature mean?

Definitions for creature
ˈkri tʃərcrea·ture

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna(noun)

    a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

  2. creature, wight(noun)

    a human being; `wight' is an archaic term

  3. creature, tool, puppet(noun)

    a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else

Wiktionary

  1. creature(Noun)

    A created thing, whether animate or inanimate; a creation.

  2. creature(Noun)

    A living being; an animal or human.

  3. creature(Noun)

    A being subservient to or dependent upon another.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Creature(noun)

    anything created; anything not self-existent; especially, any being created with life; an animal; a man

  2. Creature(noun)

    a human being, in pity, contempt, or endearment; as, a poor creature; a pretty creature

  3. Creature(noun)

    a person who owes his rise and fortune to another; a servile dependent; an instrument; a tool

  4. Creature(noun)

    a general term among farmers for horses, oxen, etc

  5. Origin: [F. crature, L. creatura. See Create.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'creature' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4678

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'creature' in Nouns Frequency: #1131

How to pronounce creature?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say creature in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of creature in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of creature in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of creature in a Sentence

  1. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller:

    All things must; man is the only creature that wills.

  2. Augustus Hare:

    Man without religion is the creature of circumstances.

  3. Albert Camus:

    Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.

  4. Mark Showalter:

    So, officially, its named after this mythological creature.

  5. Thomas Mann:

    Extraordinary creature! So close a friend, and yet so remote.

Images & Illustrations of creature

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