HyperDic: animate_thing

English > 1 sense of the expression animate thing:
NOUNTopsanimate thing, living thinga living (or once living) entity
English > animate thing: 1 sense > noun 1, Tops
MeaningA living (or once living) entity.
Synonymliving thing
Category ofviability(of living things) capable of normal growth and development
young, immature(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
NarrowerbiontA discrete unit of living matter
cell(biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
lifeliving things collectively
organism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
Broaderwhole, unitAn assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
Spanishorganismo, ser, ser vivo
Catalanentitat viva, ésser viu, organisme

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