What does trait mean?

Definitions for trait
treɪt; Brit. also treɪtrait

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. traitnoun

    a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

Wiktionary

  1. traitnoun

    an identifying characteristic, habit or trend

  2. traitnoun

    In object-oriented programming, an uninstantiable collection of methods that provides functionality to a class by using the class's own interface.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Traitnoun

    A stroke; a touch. Scarce English.

    Etymology: trait, Fr.

    By this single trait marks an essential difference between the Iliad and Odyssey; that in the former the people perished by the folly of their kings; in this by their own folly. , Notes on the Odyssey.

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  1. trait

    A trait is a distinguishing quality or characteristic typically belonging to a person, group, or thing. It can refer to physical attributes, behaviors, attitudes, or genetic features. Traits can be inherited or acquired over time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trait

    a stroke; a touch

  2. Trait

    a distinguishing or marked feature; a peculiarity; as, a trait of character

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trait

    trā, or trāt, n. a drawing: a touch: a feature. [Fr.,—L. tractus, trahĕre, to draw.]

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  1. Attri

  2. ratti

  3. titar

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trait in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trait in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of trait in a Sentence

  1. Alfred Neugut:

    Whatever trait it is in you, whatever your personal quirk is that makes you obsessive compulsive or sloppy about your pill taking, that holds true for your chronic disease pills or oncology pills.

  2. An Lee:

    It can also have something to do with decay, for example, mold on bread or vegetables have certain visual cues and characteristics that are similar to trypophobic stimuli. So, while we're not completely sure yet, it does seem to be some kind of evolutionary trait that will help or facilitate survival.

  3. Julia Monk:

    Usually, when evolutionary biologists see a trait thats really widespread across evolutionary lineages, we at least consider the idea that the trait is ancestral and was preserved in all those lineages, so why hadnt people considered that hypothesis for SSB ?

  4. Dean Koontz:

    I am my own worst enemy. This, more than any other trait, proves my fundamental humanity.

  5. Julia Monk:

    If Caitlin McDonough assume a trait like SSB is a new development and has high costs, its going to be really hard to understand how it could become more and more common from those low initial frequencies, it would have to have really large fitness benefits, or be otherwise impervious to natural selection, for that outcome to be probable.

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