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

    Etymology: [F. crature, L. creatura. See Create.]

  2. Creature(noun)

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

    Etymology: [F. crature, L. creatura. See Create.]

  3. Creature(noun)

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

    Etymology: [F. crature, L. creatura. See Create.]

  4. Creature(noun)

    a general term among farmers for horses, oxen, etc

    Etymology: [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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    What a miserable creature man is that he prays in fear to the skies and begs help from the unknown every time he falls down to the ground!

  2. Reese Witherspoon:

    I see [ fear ] as this little creature that lives in my life all the time, and I can either pay it attention and not get anything done or I can march ahead and ignore it, sometimes I just have to jump two feet into a cold pool and go, ‘ OK, I believe in Reese Witherspoon enough, I know I work hard. I know I can always bet on Reese Witherspoon. Over the past few months, the Wrinkle In Time actress has been vunerable after revealing to the world that she was sexually assaulted by a director while on the set of the film when she was 16 years old.

  3. The Koran:

    Horse, you are truly a creature without equal, for you fly without wings and conquer without sword.

  4. Adam Smith:

    The man whose whole life is spent in performing a few simple operations, of which the effects are perhaps always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to exert his understanding or to exercise his invention in finding out expedients for removing difficulties which never occur. He naturally loses, therefore, the habit of such exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature to become.

  5. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg:

    The proof that man is the noblest of all creatures is that no other creature has ever denied it.

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