Definition of entity in English:
noun (plural entities)
1A thing with distinct and independent existence: Church and empire were fused in a single entity
More example sentences
- Segmenting the business into three distinct entities should make it more attractive to buyers.
- Whether you believe in the literal existence of such entities is up to you.
- Nevertheless, they will continue to act as if commodities are animate entities.
organization, institution, establishment, body, operation;
structure, system, unit, whole
informal set-up, outfit
Pronunciation: /ˈɛntɪtətɪv/adjective (chiefly Philosophy )
Late 15th century (denoting a thing's existence): from French entité or medieval Latin entitas, from late Latin ens, ent- 'being' (from esse 'be').
Words that rhyme with entityidentity
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