Definitions for: Human


[n]
[n] any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae
[adj] having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings; "human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty"
[adj] characteristic of humanity; "human nature"
[adj] relating to a person; "the experiment was conducted on 6 monkeys and 2 human subjects"



Webster (1913) Definition: Hu"man, a. [L. humanus; akin to homo man: cf. F. humain.
See Homage, and cf. Humane, Omber.]
Belonging to man or mankind; having the qualities or
attributes of a man; of or pertaining to man or to the race
of man; as, a human voice; human shape; human nature; human
sacrifices.

To err is human; to forgive, divine. --Pope.


Hu"man, n.
A human being. [Colloq.]

Sprung of humans that inhabit earth. --Chapman.

We humans often find ourselves in strange position.
--Prof.
Wilson.

Synonyms: anthropoid, anthropomorphic, anthropomorphous, earthborn, fallible, frail, hominal, hominian, hominid, hominine, homo, human being, humanlike, imperfect, individual, man, manlike, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul, weak

Antonyms: nonhuman

See Also: adult, adventurer, African, anatomy, anatomy, anomaly, applicant, applied scientist, applier, appointee, appointment, arm, beholder, being, bod, bod, body hair, build, build, capitalist, captor, capturer, causal agency, causal agent, cause, changer, chassis, chassis, common man, common person, commoner, communicator, compeer, contestant, controversialist, coward, creator, denizen, disputant, dweller, engineer, entertainer, equal, experimenter, expert, face, face, female, female person, figure, figure, flesh, flesh, foot, forerunner, form, form, frame, frame, genus Homo, grownup, hand, head of hair, hominid, Homo erectus, Homo habilis, Homo rhodesiensis, Homo sapiens, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis, Homo soloensis, human body, human body, human face, human foot, human head, indigen, indigene, individualist, inexperienced person, inhabitant, innocent, intellect, intellectual, juvenile, juvenile person, leader, loin, lover, lumbus, male, male person, mane, manus, match, material body, material body, mitt, modifier, money dealer, money handler, national, native, Neandertal, Neandertal man, Neanderthal, Neanderthal man, nonreligious person, nonworker, observer, organism, paw, peer, people, perceiver, percher, persona non grata, personality, pes, physical body, physical body, physique, physique, precursor, primitive, primitive person, religionist, religious person, Rhodesian man, self, sensualist, shape, shape, soma, soma, subject, technologist, traveler, traveller, unfortunate, unfortunate person, unskilled person, unusual person, unwelcome person, venturer, worker

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