Synonyms of 'entity'
something that exists in its own right and not merely as part of a bigger thingthe concept of the earth as a living entity
The Earth is mainly made of iron and silicon and things like that.
The music seemed to touch his very being.
the rights and responsibilities of the individual
an object the shape of a coconut
presence, , , ,
His presence in the village could only stir up trouble.
the presence of a carcinogen in the water
He is one of the most amiable creatures in existence.
Not all chemicals present in living organisms are harmless.
key periods of national or cultural entity and development
essential nature, ,
Public worries about accidents are threatening the very existence of the nuclear power industry.
Some claim that Ireland's very essence is expressed through its language.
the quintessence of civilized culture
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in the sense of being
essential natureThe music seemed to touch his very being.
in the sense of body
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