What does entity mean?

Definitions for entity
ˈɛn tɪ tien·ti·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. entity(noun)

    that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)

Wiktionary

  1. entity(Noun)

    That which has a distinct existence as an individual unit. Often used for organisations which have no physical form.

  2. entity(Noun)

    An existent something that has the properties of being real, and having a real existence.

  3. entity(Noun)

    Anything about which information or data can be stored in a database; in particular, an organized array or set of individual elements or parts.

  4. entity(Noun)

    The state or quality of being or existence.

    The group successfully maintains its tribal entity.

  5. Origin: From Medieval Latin entitas, from Latin, present participle of esse, "to be".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Entity(noun)

    a real being, whether in thought (as an ideal conception) or in fact; being; essence; existence

  2. Origin: [LL. entitas, fr. L. ens, entis, thing, prop. p. pr. of esse to be: cf. F. entit. See Essence, Is.]

Freebase

  1. Entity

    An entity is something that exists by itself, although it need not be of material existence. In particular, abstractions and legal fictions are usually regarded as entities. In general, there is also no presumption that an entity is animate. In business, an entity is a person, department, team, corporation, cooperative, partnership, or other group with whom it is possible to conduct business. Sometimes, the word entity is used in a general sense of a being, whether or not the referent has material existence, e.g., is often referred to as an entity with no corporeal form, such as a language. It is also often used to refer to ghosts and other spirits. The word entitative is the adjective form of the noun entity. Something that is entitative is "considered as pure entity; abstracted from all circumstances", that is, regarded as entity alone, apart from attendant circumstances.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Entity

    en′ti-ti, n. being: existence: a real substance. [Low L. entitat-emens (q.v.).]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'entity' in Nouns Frequency: #1997

How to pronounce entity?

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

How to say entity in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of entity in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of entity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of entity in a Sentence

  1. Tim Lomax:

    Our growing traffic problem is too massive for any one entity to handle.

  2. Sukrit Vijayakar:

    The move increases the risk that Libyan oil output will be shut in as the NOC in Tripoli is the only legal entity with the right to sell oil.

  3. John Sousa:

    Reeter said. The two PACs have had the same goal, but traditionally used different methods to achieve it. Our Children’s Future has been more focused on getting big donors to put in large contributions, while The 2016 Committee said that they are more of a grassroots movement that typically brings in donations that average less than $100 per donation. Sousa told FoxNews.com that one of the reasons for not merging entirely was the logistical headache and the costs that would be required to comply with Federal Electoral Commission rules. However, he didn’t rule out them becoming one entity at some point in the future. We’ll take one day at a time and let’s see what happens, at the end of the day we’re going to do what’s best to get Dr. Carson elected.

  4. The FBI:

    North Korea's actions were intended to inflict significant harm on a U.S. business and suppress the right of American citizens to express themselves, we are deeply concerned about the destructive nature of this attack on a private sector entity and the ordinary citizens who worked there.

  5. Intesa Sanpaolo analyst Monica Bosio:

    It should help FCA and the future combined entity FCA-PSA to shorten its gap in the electric vehicles and in Asia.

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