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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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    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. Ben Domenech:

    Jeb can argue he had a more conservative record as governor, but that just may not count much with an electorate that remembers his father for a tax hike and his brother for two wars, jeb will have to battle those ghosts in order to get the nomination. He'll also have to navigate a field with multiple candidates who have every incentive to turn him into a creature of the past and brand themselves as the way of the future, to attack him as a Common Core-pushing technocrat, as soft on gay marriage, or as a lover of amnesty.

  2. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), from The Divine, 1783:

    Noble be man, Helpful and good! For that alone Sets him apart From every other creature On earth.

  3. Manu:

    Single is every living creature born, Single he passes to another world, Single he eats the fruit of evil deeds, Single, the fruit of good; and when he leaves His body, like a log or heap of clay, Upon the ground, his kinsmen walk away: Virtue alone stays by him at the tomb, And bears him through the dreary, trackless gloom.

  4. King Henry III of France:

    Old creature with a sore leg (reference to Elizabeth I- he was incorrectly told she limped because of a varicose vein)

  5. Olive Schreiner:

    A little weeping, a little wheedling, a little self-degradation, a little careful use of our advantages, and then some man will say .Come, be my wife! With good looks and youth marriage is easy to attain. There are men enough; but a woman who has sold herself, even for a ring and a new name, need hold her skirt aside for no creature in the street. They both earn their bread in one way. Marriage for love is the most beautiful external symbol of the union of souls; marriage without it is the least clean traffic that defiles the world.

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