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, faunanoun

    a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

  2. creature, wightnoun

    a human being; `wight' is an archaic term

  3. creature, tool, puppetnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. creaturenoun

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

  2. creaturenoun

    A living being; an animal or human.

  3. creaturenoun

    A being subservient to or dependent upon another.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Creaturenoun

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

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

  2. Creaturenoun

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

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

  3. Creaturenoun

    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. Creaturenoun

    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

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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. David Gibson:

    He seems to be too much a creature of the Old Church, but he’s been better than his predecessors. He believed in churchman before victims. He moved very carefully, giving deference to the church. That was evident in Chile, and the sex abuse allegations there.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Stop going to the zoos! Don’t take your children to the zoos! No creature ever deserves captivity without any crime!

  4. Alexis karpouzos:

    where have you been? I returned to the river, I returned to the mountains. I asked for their hand in marriage again, I begged to wed every object and creature, and when they accepted, then I knew my soul —every soul—then I knew, the souls are drawn from the oceans.

  5. Ogden Nash:

    The Preacher, the Politicain, the Teacher, Were each of them once a kiddie. A child, indeed, is a wonderful creature. Do I want one? God Forbiddie!

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