What is person?


A person is a being, such as a human, that has certain capacities or attributes constituting personhood, which in turn is defined differently by different authors in different disciplines, and by different cultures in different times and places.

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Trainer - A Professional
... Animal training, a person who trains animals for obedience, tricks, and work Horse trainer, a person responsible for preparing a horse for horse racing Personal trainer, a person who guides another person in ...
Lactose Intolerance - Management
... and the amount of lactose that can therefore be tolerated, varies from person to person ... intolerance poses no further threat to a person's health, the condition is managed by minimizing the occurrence and severity of symptoms ...
... the Latin fidelitas (faithfulness), is a pledge of allegiance of one person to another ... fealty was sworn between two people, the obliged person (vassal) and a person of rank (lord) ...
Qurban - On Whom Is Sacrifice Compulsory
... A person may perform the obligation on behalf of another sane adult person provided it is with their permission ... A person is required to make a separate sacrifice on behalf of himself and for others that he may sacrifice for ... A person owns 613.35g silver (19.71 troy ounces silver) and/ or 87.48g of gold or its value in cash or kind Is resident in his home town and not on journey Sacrifice of ...
Trade Dress - United States - Statutory Source
... In relevant part, section 43(a) states the following "Any person who, on or in connection with any goods or services, or any container for goods, uses in ...

More definitions of "person":

  • (noun): A person's body (usually including their clothing).
    Example: "A weapon was hidden on his person"
  • (noun): A grammatical category of pronouns and verb forms.
    Example: "Stop talking about yourself in the third person"

Famous quotes containing the word person:

    In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible, of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way.
    Iris Murdoch (b. 1919)

    Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.
    Ambrose Bierce (1842–1914)

    The more a person indulges himself the less others are willing to indulge him.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)