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Definition 1: a human being - [noun denoting tops]

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

  • there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms for individual in the sense of this definition

(individual is a kind of ...) a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

(individual is a kind of ...) any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results

(... is a kind of individual ) a person considered as a unique individual

"one's own self"

(... is a kind of individual ) a fully developed person from maturity onward

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who enjoys taking risks

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is unusual

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who seems to be displaced in time; who belongs to another age

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is appointed to a job or position

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who captures and holds people or animals

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who changes something

"an inveterate changer of the menu"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person unable to distinguish differences in hue

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who holds no title

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who communicates with others

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who participates in competitions

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who shows fear or timidity

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who grows or makes or invents things

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who tries to please or amuse

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who enjoys testing innovative ideas

"she was an experimenter in new forms of poetry"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

(... is a kind of individual ) a part of a person that is used to refer to a person

"he looked out at a roomful of faces" "when he returned to work he met many new faces"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who resembles a Gypsy in leading an unconventional, nomadic way of life

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who pursues independent thought or action

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who inhabits a particular place

(... is a kind of individual ) an indigenous person who was born in a particular place

"the art of the natives of the northwest coast" "the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person born in a particular place or country

"he is a native of Brazil"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who lacks knowledge of evil

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who uses the mind creatively

(... is a kind of individual ) a young person, not fully developed

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who loves someone or is loved by someone

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who you love, usually a member of your family

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who rules or guides or inspires others

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who receives or invests or pays out money

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who owes allegiance to that nation

"a monarch has a duty to his subjects"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who does not manifest devotion to a deity

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who does nothing

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses

(... is a kind of individual ) a person situated on a perch

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who goes before or announces the coming of another

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who manifests devotion to a deity

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who enjoys sensuality

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who changes location

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who suffers misfortune

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who lacks technical training

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who works at a specific occupation

"he is a good worker"

(... is a kind of individual ) a native or inhabitant of Africa

(... is a kind of individual ) (formal) any non-European non-white person

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with African ancestry,

"Negro" "Negroid"

(... is a kind of individual ) a Caucasian

(... is a kind of individual ) any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived

(... is a kind of individual ) any member of the people of eastern Europe or Asian Russia who speak a Slavonic language

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is not a member of one's own religion; used in this sense by Mormons and Hindus

(... is a kind of individual ) a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Scorpio

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius

(... is a kind of individual ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who abates a nuisance

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who abjures

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is loathsome or disgusting

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with a record of successes

"his son would never be the achiever that his father was" "only winners need apply" "if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with whom you are acquainted

"I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances" "we are friends of the family"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who acquires something (usually permanently)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is a participating member of an organization

"the club issues a list of members, both the actives and the retirees"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who acts and gets things done

"he's a principal actor in this affair" "when you want something done get a doer" "he's a miracle worker"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who admires; someone who esteems or respects or approves

(... is a kind of individual ) someone (such as a child) who has been adopted

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who offers opposition

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who receives advice

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who makes an affidavit

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with congenital albinism: white hair and milky skin; eyes are usually pink

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who lived in ancient times

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.)

"the antis smelled victory after a long battle"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is opposed to the United States and its policies

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who seizes or arrests (especially a person who seizes or arrests in the name of justice)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is fully aware of something and understands it

"he is not an appreciator of our dilemma"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who archaizes

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who through conceit makes pretentious claims to rights or advantages that he or she is not entitled to or to qualities that he or she does not possess

(... is a kind of individual ) a person (or property) that is assessed

(... is a kind of individual ) a person suffering from asthma

"she is a chronic asthmatic" "the painful gasps of a dying asthmatic"

(... is a kind of individual ) (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others

"the authorities have issued a curfew"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who has taught himself

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who acts or responds in a mechanical or apathetic way

"only an automaton wouldn't have noticed"

(... is a kind of individual ) a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s

"they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person born in the generation following the baby boom when the birth rate fell dramatically

(... is a kind of individual ) any person who is not on your side

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who does harm to others

(... is a kind of individual ) a person whose head is bald or shaved

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who refuses to comply

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who fights bulls

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who takes a bath

"the bathers enjoyed the cool water"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to conceal his homosexuality)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with whom you share a bed

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who has suffered the death of someone they loved

"the bereaved do not always need to be taken care of"

(... is a kind of individual ) the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others

"he could beat the best of them"

(... is a kind of individual ) a baby born; an offspring

"the overall rate of incidence of Down's syndrome is one in every 800 births"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who bites

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who keeps and updates a blog

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with fair skin and hair

(... is a kind of individual ) a person dressed all in blue (as a soldier or sailor)

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who plants bombs

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with dark (brown) hair

(... is a kind of individual ) a person (or thing) that breaks up or overpowers something

"dam buster" "sanction buster" "crime buster"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person requiring professional services

"a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is celebrating

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who censures or condemns

(... is a kind of individual ) a changeable or inconstant person

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who charms others (usually by personal attractiveness)

(... is a kind of individual ) an immature childish person

"he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived" "stop being a baby!"

(... is a kind of individual ) (Yiddish) a person characterized by chutzpa

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who closes something

"whoever is the closer has to turn out the lights and lock up"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with poor motor coordination

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who collects things

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who fights (or is fighting)

(... is a kind of individual ) someone makes things complex

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who uses computers for work or entertainment or communication or business

(... is a kind of individual ) a person devoted to the contemplative life

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who copies the words or behavior of another

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who counts things

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who attempts to prevent terrorism

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who crawls or creeps along the ground

(... is a kind of individual ) a human being; `wight' is an archaic term

(... is a kind of individual ) a person to whom money is owed by a debtor; someone to whom an obligation exists

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who participates in a social gathering arranged for dancing (as a ball)

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who is no longer alive

"I wonder what the dead person would have done"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with a severe auditory impairment

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who lowers the quality or character or value (as by adding cheaper metal to coins)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who owes a creditor; someone who has the obligation of paying a debt

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who defecates

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who delays; to put off until later or cause to be late

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who gives up or transfers money or goods

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who makes demands

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who diets

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who (or that which) differentiates

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who removes tangles; someone who takes something out of a tangled state

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who dissents from some established policy

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who separates something into parts or groups

(... is a kind of individual ) a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)

"he could be Gingrich's double" "she's the very image of her mother"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who dresses in a particular way

"she's an elegant dresser" "he's a meticulous dresser"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who dribbles

"that baby is a dribbler; he needs a bib"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who takes drugs

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who has dyslexia

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with an unusual or odd personality

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with a thin body

(... is a kind of individual ) one who brings about a result or event; one who accomplishes a purpose

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who lived during the reign of Elizabeth I

"William Shakespeare was an Elizabethan"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person subject to strong states of emotion

(... is a kind of individual ) a heavy person with a soft and rounded body

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who delights in having or using or experiencing something

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who enrolls in (or is enrolled in) a class or course of study

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is a member of an ethnic group

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)

(... is a kind of individual ) (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who subscribes to a variety of fads

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who falls

"one of them was safe but they were unable to save the faller" "a faller among thieves"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who fastens or makes fast

"he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary

"it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"

(... is a kind of individual ) one who is first-rate

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who accepts the leadership of another

(... is a kind of individual ) someone acting freely or even irresponsibly

(... is a kind of individual ) a person you know well and regard with affection and trust

"he was my best friend at the university"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who flees from an uncongenial situation

"fugitives from the sweatshops"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who gains (gains an advantage or gains profits)

"she was clearly the gainer in that exchange"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who gains weight

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who controls access to something

"there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who gathers

"they were a society of hunters and gatherers"

(... is a kind of individual ) any person who is on your side

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is good to other people

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who grants or gives something

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who greets

"the newcomers were met by smiling greeters"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who grins

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who groans

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who grunts

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who guesses

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who hates

(... is a kind of individual ) a person having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who is sexually attracted to persons of the same sex

(... is a kind of individual ) a tiny fully formed individual that (according to the discredited theory of preformation) is supposed to be present in the sperm cell

(... is a kind of individual ) someone (or something) on which expectations are centered

"he was their best hope for a victory"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who hopes

"only an avid hoper could expect the team to win now"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who crouches

"low huddlers against the wind"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who hugs

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is immune to a particular infection

(... is a kind of individual ) a person whose interests are protected by an insurance policy; a person who contracts for an insurance policy that indemnifies him against loss of property or life or health etc.

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who uses art to represent something

"his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature" "she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles"

(... is a kind of individual ) (psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts

(... is a kind of individual ) a member of an Indo-European people widely scattered throughout the northwest of the Indian subcontinent and consisting of Muslims and Hindus and Sikhs

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who jumps

"as the jumper neared the ground he lost control" "the jumper's parachute opened"

(... is a kind of individual ) the younger of two persons

"she is two years my junior"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who causes the death of a person or animal

(... is a kind of individual ) a person related by blood or marriage

"police are searching for relatives of the deceased" "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with unusual sexual tastes

(... is a kind of individual ) a person in a kneeling position

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who knocks (as seeking to gain admittance)

"open the door and see who the knocker is"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who knows or apprehends

(... is a kind of individual ) someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group

(... is a kind of individual ) a person of greater than average size

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is a member of those peoples whose languages derived from Latin

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is laughing or who laughs easily

(... is a kind of individual ) someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right

"their pitcher was a southpaw"

(... is a kind of individual ) a living person

"his heroism saved a life"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who is a frequent target of negative reactions and serves to distract attention from another

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who speaks more than one language

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who can read and write

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who has a special life style

"a high liver"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with a strong desire for something

"a longer for money" "a thirster after blood" "a yearner for knowledge"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is expected to perform a particular task but who is out of control and dangerous

(... is a kind of individual ) an efficient person

"the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who mails something

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is discontented or disgusted

(... is a kind of individual ) the generic use of the word to refer to any human being

"it was every man for himself"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who handles things manually

(... is a kind of individual ) a single individual

"every man jack"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is married

"we invited several young marrieds"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who practices masturbation

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who makes measurements

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is not a member

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with a well-developed muscular body

(... is a kind of individual ) a person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who is neither a highbrow nor a lowbrow

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who claims or is alleged to perform miracles

(... is a kind of individual ) someone unable to adapt to their circumstances

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who hates marriage

(... is a kind of individual ) a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more racial groups

(... is a kind of individual ) a contemporary person

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who knows only one language

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who cares for the needs of others (especially in an overprotective or interfering way)

(... is a kind of individual ) person who is quiet or timid

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who gives a name or names

"the owner is usually the namer of a boat"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with the same name as another

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is neglectful and gives little attention or respect to people or responsibilities

"he tried vainly to impress his neglecters"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who lives (or is located) near another

(... is a kind of individual ) one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute

(... is a kind of individual ) a person is not easily classified and not very interesting

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who does not participate

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is nonpartisan

(... is a kind of individual ) a person regarded as nonexistent and having no rights; a person whose existence is systematically ignored (especially for ideological or political reasons)

"the former senator is treated as a nonperson by this administration" "George Orwell predicted that political dissidents would be treated as unpersons"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who does not live in a particular place

"described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who does not smoke tobacco

(... is a kind of individual ) a naked person

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who treats something carefully

"a great nurser of pennies"

(... is a kind of individual ) a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts

(... is a kind of individual ) a person disposed to take a favorable view of things

(... is a kind of individual ) someone or something who lacks support or care or supervision

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who refuses to face reality or recognize the truth (a reference to the popular notion that the ostrich hides from danger by burying its head in the sand)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who ousts or supplants someone else

(... is a kind of individual ) a person belonging to no caste

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who spends time outdoors (e.g., hunting or fishing)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who owns something

"they are searching for the owner of the car" "who is the owner of that friendly smile?"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who pampers or spoils by excessive indulgence

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who participates in (or is open to) sexual activities of many kinds

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is a member of a partnership

(... is a kind of individual ) a person involved in legal proceedings

"the party of the first part"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who passes as a member of a different ethnic or racial group

(... is a kind of individual ) another word for person; a person not meriting identification

"a strange personage appeared at the door"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who represents an abstract quality

"she is the personification of optimism"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who perspires

(... is a kind of individual ) a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who chooses or selects out

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who urinates

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who makes plans

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who pursues a number of different social and sexual partners simultaneously

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who behaves in a manner calculated to impress or mislead others

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who applies or scatters powder

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who keeps safe from harm or danger

(... is a kind of individual ) the person immediately affected by or concerned with an action

(... is a kind of individual ) a person employed to establish and promote a favorable relationship with the public

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who pursues some plan or goal

"a pursuer of truth"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is regarded as easygoing and agreeable

(... is a kind of individual ) an unspecified person

"he dropped a word in the right quarter"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who gives up too easily

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who has radical ideas or opinions

(... is a kind of individual ) a rare or unique person

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who corrects or sets right

"a rectifier of prejudices"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who has red hair

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is formally entered (along with others) in a register (and who obtains certain rights thereby)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies

"a reliever of anxiety" "an allayer of fears"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who repeats

"the audience consisted largely of repeaters who had seen the movie many times"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who saves something from danger or violence

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who rests

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who directs and restrains

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who returns after a lengthy absence

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who possesses great material wealth

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who uses the right hand more skillfully than the left

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who rises (especially from bed)

"he's usually a late riser"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who romps or frolics

(... is a kind of individual ) a brachycephalic person

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who rules or commands

"swayer of the universe"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who rushes; someone in a hurry; someone who acts precipitously

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who scratches to relieve an itch

(... is a kind of individual ) a person of second-rate ability or value

"a team of aging second-raters" "shone among the mediocrities who surrounded him"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who seeds clouds

(... is a kind of individual ) someone making a search or inquiry

"they are seekers after truth"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who is or has been segregated

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality

(... is a kind of individual ) any person regarded simply as an object of sexual gratification

(... is a kind of individual ) a person (especially a celebrity) who is well-known for their sexual attractiveness

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who wields power and influence

"a shaker of traditional beliefs" "movers and shakers in the business world"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person skilled at making effective presentations

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who signs and is bound by a document

(... is a kind of individual ) a person lacking intelligence or common sense

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is at least six feet tall

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is owned by someone

(... is a kind of individual ) someone entirely dominated by some influence or person

"a slave to fashion" "a slave to cocaine" "his mother was his abject slave"

(... is a kind of individual ) a sleepy person

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who slouches; someone with a drooping carriage

(... is a kind of individual ) a person of below average size

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who smashes something

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who smiles

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who sneezes

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who sniffs

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who breathes audibly through a congested nose

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who snuffs out candles

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who breathes noisily (as through a nose blocked by mucus)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who takes part in social activities

(... is a kind of individual ) a person of a particular character or nature

"what sort of person is he?" "he's a good sort"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person whose reactions to something serve as an indication of its acceptability

"I would use newspapermen as a sounding board for such policies"

(... is a kind of individual ) an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who spits (ejects saliva or phlegm from the mouth)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances

"a good sport" "a poor sport"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who sprawls

"he is such a sprawler he needs a bed to himself"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who rejects (someone or something) with contempt

"she was known as a spurner of all suitors" "he was no spurner of rules"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person with strabismus

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who stifles or smothers or suppresses

"he is a real conversation stifler" "I see from all the yawn smotherers that it is time to stop"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who carries himself or herself with the head and shoulders habitually bent forward

(... is a kind of individual ) an individual that one is not acquainted with

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who struggles with difficulties or with great effort

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation

"the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly" "the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person serving no apparent function

"reducing staff is difficult because our employees include no supernumeraries"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who yields or surrenders

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who tries to insure their personal survival or the survival of their group or nation

(... is a kind of individual ) one who outlives another

"he left his farm to his survivors"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who is under suspicion

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who appends or joins one thing to another

"a theory that was simply added on by some anonymous tagger"

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who assigns labels to the grammatical constituents of textual matter

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly

"finger tappers irritated her"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who tempts others

"Satan is the great tempter of mankind"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who serves a specified term

"there are not many fourth termers in the Senate"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who inspires fear or dread

"he was the terror of the neighborhood"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who makes a will

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is unusually thin and scrawny

(... is a kind of individual ) one who is third-rate or distinctly inferior

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)

(... is a kind of individual ) a fierce or audacious person

"he's a tiger on the tennis court" "it aroused the tiger in me"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who belongs to a clan or tribe having a totem

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who causes or allows a part of the body to come in contact with someone or something

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another

"the best student was a transfer from LSU"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person whose sexual identification is entirely with the opposite sex

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who has undergone a sex change operation

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who adopts the dress or manner or sexual role of the opposite sex

(... is a kind of individual ) one who tries

(... is a kind of individual ) one of two persons who swing ropes for jumpers to skip over in the game of jump rope

(... is a kind of individual ) any person who exercises power in a cruel way

"his father was a tyrant"

(... is a kind of individual ) an ugly or unpromising child who grows into a beautiful or worthy person

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens

"children are talented undoers of their shoelaces"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who disappears

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is tricked or swindled

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who lived during the reign of Victoria

(... is a kind of individual ) a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible

(... is a kind of individual ) someone who has inferior vision

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who waits or awaits

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who awakes

"an early waker"

(... is a kind of individual ) person who walks in without having an appointment

"the emergency room was overrun with walk-ins"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who wants or needs something

"an owner of many things and needer of none"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another

(... is a kind of individual ) someone engaged in or experienced in warfare

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who keeps a devotional vigil by a sick bed or by a dead body

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is physically weak and ineffectual

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who is regarded as treacherous or sneaky

(... is a kind of individual ) one who can't stay still (especially a child)

"the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips"

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who winks

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who refrains from granting

"a withholder of payments"

(... is a kind of individual ) (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law

(... is a kind of individual ) a person absorbed by the concerns and interests and pleasures of the present world

(... is a kind of individual ) a person who yawns

(individual is a part of ...) the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual

"their different reactions reflected their very different personalities" "it is his nature to help others"

(individual 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 individual) (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

"old people" "there were at least 200 people in the audience"

Definition 2: a single organism - [noun denoting person]

(individual is a kind of ...) a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

(... is a kind of individual ) an individual person

"tickets are $5 per head"

Definition 3: being or characteristic of a single thing or person - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • individual drops of rain
  • please mark the individual pages
  • they went their individual ways

Synonyms for individual in the sense of this definition

(individual is similar to ...) peculiar to the individual

"we all have our own idiosyncratic gestures" "Michelangelo's highly idiosyncratic style of painting"

(individual is similar to ...) marked by or expressing individuality

"an individualistic way of dressing"

(individual is similar to ...) being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player

"one-on-one defense"

(individual is similar to ...) considered individually

"the respective club members" "specialists in their several fields" "the various reports all agreed"

(individual is similar to ...) being a single and separate person or thing

"can the singular person be understood apart from his culture?" "every fact in the world might be singular...unlike any other fact and sole of its kind"

(means also ...) independent; not united or joint

"a problem consisting of two separate issues" "they went their separate ways" "formed a separate church"

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

"so absorbed by the movement that she lost all sense of individuality"

Definition 4: separate and distinct from others of the same kind - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • mark the individual pages
  • on a case-by-case basis

Synonyms for individual in the sense of this definition

(individual is similar to ...) free from external control and constraint

"an independent mind" "a series of independent judgments" "fiercely independent individualism"

Definition 5: concerning one person exclusively - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • we all have individual cars
  • each room has a private bath

Synonyms for individual in the sense of this definition

(individual is similar to ...) concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality

"a personal favor" "for your personal use" "personal papers" "I have something personal to tell you" "a personal God" "he has his personal bank account and she has hers"

Definition 6: characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • an individual serving
  • single occupancy
  • a single bed

Synonyms for individual in the sense of this definition

(individual is similar to ...) not shared

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