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Definition 1: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for human in the sense of this definition

(human is a kind of ...) a primate of the family Hominidae

(... is a kind of human ) extinct species of upright East African hominid having some advanced humanlike characteristics

(... is a kind of human ) extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia

(... is a kind of human ) the only surviving hominid; species to which modern man belongs; bipedal primate having language and ability to make and use complex tools; brain volume at least 1400 cc

(... is a kind of human ) extinct primitive hominid of late Pleistocene; Java; formerly Javanthropus

(... is a kind of human ) extinct species of primitive hominid with upright stature but small brain

"Homo erectus was formerly called Pithecanthropus erectus"

(... is a kind of human ) all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

"all the world loves a lover" "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"

(... is a kind of human ) a primitive hominid resembling Neanderthal man but living in Africa

(human is a part of ...) a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb

(human is a part of ...) the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb

"he had the hands of a surgeon" "he extended his mitt"

(human is a part of ...) the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear

"he washed his face" "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"

(human is a part of ...) either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds

(human is a part of ...) the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint

"his bare feet projected from his trousers" "armored from head to foot"

(human is a part of ...) the head of a human being

(human is a part of ...) growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being

(human is a part of ...) short hair growing over a person's body

(human is a part of ...) alternative names for the body of a human being

"Leonardo studied the human body" "he has a strong physique" "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

(... is a member of human) type genus of the family Hominidae

(human is the domain which ... is member of) either the left or right half of a body

"he had a pain in his side"

(human is the domain which ... is member of) birth defect in which there is partial or total webbing connecting two or more fingers or toes

(human is the domain which ... is member of) birth defect characterized by the presence of more than the normal number of fingers or toes

(human is the domain which ... is member of) a sensitization reaction to repeated invasion of the skin by cercariae of schistosomes

(human is the domain which ... is member of) the scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans)

(human is the domain which ... is member of) the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

"he felt as if his whole body were on fire"

(human is the domain which ... is member of) (especially of human beings) at the age immediately before puberty; often marked by accelerated growth

Definition 2: having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where human or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • human beings
  • the human body
  • human kindness
  • human frailty

(human is similar to ...) resembling human beings

(human is similar to ...) suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things

(human is similar to ...) springing from or born on the earth

"earthborn beings"

(human is similar to ...) wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings

"I'm only a fallible human" "frail humanity"

(human is similar to ...) of humankind as a species

"the hominal kingdom"

(human is similar to ...) characterizing the family Hominidae, which includes Homo sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures

(human is similar to ...) characteristic of humankind

(... are attributes of human) the quality of being human

"he feared the speedy decline of all manhood"

Definition 3: characteristic of humanity - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where human or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • human nature

Definition 4: relating to a person - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where human or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the experiment was conducted on 6 monkeys and 2 human subjects

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