English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'entity'

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

Additional synonyms

in the sense of being
Definition
essential nature
The music seemed to touch his very being.
in the sense of body
Definition
a person
in the sense of creature
Definition
a person
He is one of the most amiable creatures in existence.
Synonyms
man,
character (informal),
fellow (old-fashioned),
body (informal),
wight (archaic)

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