What does persons mean?

Definitions for persons
per·sons

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word persons.

Wiktionary

  1. persons(Noun)

    ; used to refer to them individually, rather than as a group. Contrast people.

    Which persons are responsible for this mess?

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Persons

    Persons as individuals (e.g., ABORTION APPLICANTS) or as members of a group (e.g., HISPANIC AMERICANS). It is not used for members of the various professions (e.g., PHYSICIANS) or occupations (e.g., LIBRARIANS) for which OCCUPATIONAL GROUPS is available.

Editors Contribution

  1. persons

    Used to refer to a number of people.

    Any persons who choose to eat in our restaurant are welcome to bring their children.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on January 18, 2016

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'persons' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2538

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'persons' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4098

Anagrams for persons »

  1. press on, spreons

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of persons in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of persons in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of persons in a Sentence

  1. Edmund Wilson:

    No two persons ever read the same book.

  2. Prakash Adhikari:

    Every persons are bounded within a secrete line.

  3. Baltasar Gracián y Morales:

    To oblige persons often costs little and helps much.

  4. Walt Whitman:

    Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons.

  5. Andr Maurois:

    There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.

Images & Illustrations of persons

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

persons#1#1927#10000

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