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entity Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)
WordNet

En"ti*ty noun
Etymology
LL. entitas, fr. L. ens, entis, thing, prop. p. pr. of esse to be: cf. F. entité. See Essence, Is.
Wordforms
plural Entities
Definitions
  1. A real being, whether in thought (as an ideal conception) or in fact; being; essence; existence.
    Self-subsisting entities, such as our own personality. Shairp.
    Fortune is no real entity, . . . but a mere relative signification. Bentley.

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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