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?

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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. Sir Arthur Eddington:

    We have found a strange footprint on the shores of the unknown. We have devised profound theories, one after another, to account for its origins. At last, we have succeeded in reconstructing the creature that made the footprint. And lo It is our own.

  2. John Donne:

    He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God; He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God.

  3. Jake Baum:

    The malaria parasite is one of the very ancient parasites, it's a very complicated creature : it can change its shape, it can change its biology, and that makes it much harder to develop new drugs and new therapeutics.

  4. Marcel Proust:

    People who are not in love fail to understand how an intelligent man can suffer because of a very ordinary woman. This is like being surprised that anyone should be stricken with cholera because of a creature so insignificant as the comma bacillus.

  5. Lewis Ward:

    Boredom is a finicky creature, never around when you need it, and always popping up when you want it the least.

Images & Illustrations of creature

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