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Wiktionary

  1. personsnoun

    ; 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

    Plural form of the word person.

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

    Submitted by MaryC 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

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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. Richard Pildes:

    This memo basically argues that any random group of persons in a state can submit a paper to Congress claiming to be the true electors of a state.

  2. The Ukrainian president:

    As of today, 651 criminal proceedings have been registered regarding treason and collaboration activities of employees of prosecutor's offices, pretrial investigation bodies, and other law enforcement agencies, in 198 criminal proceedings, relevant persons were notified of suspicion. In particular, more than 60 employees of the prosecutor's office and the Security Service of Ukraine remained in the occupied territory and are working against our state.

  3. Stefan Barta:

    Outcomes for persons living with HIV and cancer treated appropriately can be similar to outcomes in non-HIV infected patients, appropriate cancer screening of persons living with HIV, health education and lifestyle modifications such as smoking cessation should move to the forefront.

  4. Sydney Harris:

    It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons.

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