HyperDic: animal

English > 2 senses of the word animal:
NOUNTopsanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaa living organism characterized by voluntary movement
ADJECTIVEallanimal, carnal, fleshly, sensualmarked by the appetites and passions of the body
animal > pronunciation
Soundsae'nahmahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > animal: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMarked by the appetites and passions of the body.
Example"animal instincts"
Synonymscarnal, fleshly, sensual
BroaderphysicalInvolving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
Spanishanimal, carnal, sensual
Catalananimal, carnal, sensual
Nounsanimalitythe physical (or animal) side of a person as opposed to the spirit or intellect
English > animal: 2 senses > noun 1, Tops
MeaningA living organism characterized by voluntary movement.
Synonymsanimate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna
Category ofactinomyceteAny bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales
adult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownup(of animals) fully developed
all-devouring(of animals) both plant-eating and flesh-eating
body, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
bone, deboneRemove the bones from
bone-covered(of animals) armored with bone
crested, topknotted, tufted(of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head
crop, graze, pastureLet feed in a field or pasture or meadow
dietThe usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal)
domesticate, domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, tameOvercome the wildness of
domesticate, tamemake fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
drenchForce to drink
epizootic(of animals) epidemic among animals of a single kind within a particular region
flesh-eating, meat-eating, zoophagous(of animals) carnivorous
free-swimming, unattached(of animals) able to swim about
gregarious(of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species
half-blooded, half-bred, half-breed(of animals) having only one purebred parent
hispid(of animals or plants) having stiff coarse hairs or bristles
humanenessThe quality of compassion or consideration for others (people or animals)
insectivorous(of animals and plants) feeding on insects
microorganism, micro-organismAny organism of microscopic size
noseThe sense of smell (especially in animals)
plant-eating, phytophagic, phytophagous, phytophilous(of animals) feeding on plants
registered(of animals) officially recorded with or certified by a recognized / recognized breed association
sacrifice, ritual killingThe act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity
schistosome dermatitis, swimmer's itchA sensitization reaction to repeated invasion of the skin by cercariae of schistosomes
sideEither the left or right half of a body
sitterAn organism (person or animal) that sits
socialtending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind
standerAn organism (person or animal) that stands
trailing, trackingThe pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind
trapA device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
unregistered(of animals) not recorded with or certified by an official breed association
vector, transmitterAny agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease
wartAny small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
Member ofAnimalia, kingdom Animalia, animal kingdomtaxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
PartsfaceThe part of an animal corresponding to the human face
head, caputThe upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals
NarroweracrodontAn animal having teeth consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge without sockets
adultAny mature animal
bipedAn animal with two feet
captiveAn animal that is confined
chordateAny animal of the phylum Chordata having a notochord or spinal column
creepy-crawlyAn animal that creeps or crawls (such as worms or spiders or insects)
critterA regional term for 'creature'(especially for domestic animals)
darterA person or other animal that moves abruptly and rapidly
domestic animal, domesticated animalAny of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment
embryo, conceptus, fertilized eggAn animal organism in the early stages / stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life
feederAn animal that feeds on a particular source of food
femaleAn animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
fictional animalanimals that exist only in fiction (usually in children's stories)
gameanimal hunted for food or sport
giantAny creature of exceptional size
herbivoreAny animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants
hexapodAn animal having six feet
homeotherm, homoiotherm, homothermAn animal that has a body temperature that is relatively constant and independent of the environmental temperature
insectivoreAny organism that feeds mainly on insects
invertebrateAny animal lacking a backbone or notochord
larvaThe immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
maleAn animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
marine animal, marine creature, sea animal, sea creatureAny of numerous animals inhabiting the sea including e.g. fishes and molluscs and many mammals
mateThe partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner)
metazoanAny animal of the subkingdom Metazoa
migratorAn animal (especially birds and fish) that travels between different habitats at particular times of the year
molter, moulterAn animal (especially birds and arthropods and reptiles) that periodically shed their outer layer (feathers or cuticle or skin or hair)
mutantAn animal that has undergone mutation / mutation
omnivoreAn animal that feeds on both animal and vegetable substances
peeperAn animal that makes short high-pitched sounds
pestAny unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc.
petA domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement
pleurodontAn animal having teeth fused with the inner surface of the alveolar ridge without sockets
poikilotherm, ectothermAn animal whose body temperature varies with the temperature of its surroundings
predator, predatory animalAny animal that lives by preying on other animals
prey, quarryanimal hunted or caught for food
racerAn animal that races
range animalAny animal that lives and grazes in the grassy open land of western North America (especially horses, cattle, sheep)
scavengerAny animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter
stayerA person or other animal having powers of endurance or perseverance
stuntA creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
survivorAn animal that survives in spite of adversity / adversity
thoroughbred, purebred, purebloodA pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage
varmint, varmentAny usually predatory wild animal considered undesirable
work animalAn animal trained for and used for heavy labor
young, offspringAny immature animal
zooplanktonanimal constituent of plankton
Broaderorganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
Substancesanimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
Spanishanimales, animal, bestia, criatura, fauna, res
Catalananimal, bèstia, criatura, fauna
Adjectiveszoicpertaining to animals or animal life or action
zoologicalof or relating to animals or animal groups
Verbsanimalize, animaliserepresent in the form of an animal

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