Definition of Creature

1. Noun. A living organism characterized by voluntary movement.

Exact synonyms: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Fauna
Generic synonyms: Being, Organism
Examples of category: Ritual Killing, Sacrifice, Tracking, Trailing, Micro-organism, Microorganism, Actinomycete, Trap, Humaneness, Body, Organic Structure, Physical Structure, Side, Nose, Diet, Transmitter, Vector, Sitter, Stander, Wart, Schistosome Dermatitis, Swimmer's Itch, Bone, Debone, Domesticate, Tame, Domesticate, Domesticise, Domesticize, Reclaim, Tame, Drench, Crop, Graze, Pasture, Crested, Topknotted, Tufted, Bone-covered, Free-swimming, Unattached, Hispid, Flesh-eating, Meat-eating, Zoophagous, Phytophagic, Phytophagous, Phytophilous, Plant-eating, All-devouring, Insectivorous, Epizootic, Adult, Big, Full-grown, Fully Grown, Grown, Grownup, Half-blooded, Half-bred, Half-breed, Registered, Unregistered, Gregarious, Social
Group relationships: Animal Kingdom, Animalia, Kingdom Animalia
Specialized synonyms: Pest, Critter, Creepy-crawly, Darter, Peeper, Homeotherm, Homoiotherm, Homotherm, Ectotherm, Poikilotherm, Range Animal, Varment, Varmint, Scavenger, Work Animal, Domestic Animal, Domesticated Animal, Feeder, Migrator, Molter, Moulter, Pet, Stayer, Stunt, Marine Animal, Marine Creature, Sea Animal, Sea Creature, Female, Male, Adult, Offspring, Young, Pureblood, Purebred, Thoroughbred, Giant, Survivor, Mutant, Herbivore, Insectivore, Acrodont, Pleurodont, Zooplankton, Conceptus, Embryo, Fertilized Egg, Chordate, Invertebrate, Metazoan, Omnivore, Predator, Predatory Animal, Prey, Quarry, Game, Hexapod, Biped, Larva, Racer, Fictional Animal, Captive, Mate
Terms within: Animal Tissue
Terms within: Caput, Head, Face
Derivative terms: Animalise, Animalize, Beastly, Bestial, Create



2. Noun. A human being; 'wight' is an archaic term.
Exact synonyms: Wight
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Create

3. Noun. A person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else.
Exact synonyms: Puppet, Tool
Generic synonyms: Slave

Definition of Creature

1. n. Anything created; anything not self-existent; especially, any being created with life; an animal; a man.

Definition of Creature

1. Noun. (rare) A created thing, whether animate or inanimate; a creation. ¹

2. Noun. A living being; an animal or human. ¹

3. Noun. A being subservient to or dependent upon another. ¹

4. Noun. (archaic chiefly literary and philosophy) (alternative spelling of creature#English creature) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Creature

1. a living being [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Creature

creativities
creativity
creatorless
creatorlike
creators
creatorship
creatorships
creatour
creatours
creatress
creatresses
creatrices
creatrix
creatur
creatural
creature (current term)
creature comfort
creature comforts
creature feature
creature features
creaturedom
creaturehood
creaturehoods
creatureless
creaturelike
creatureliness
creaturely
creatures
creatureship
creaturize

Literary usage of Creature

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Practical Works by David Clarkson (1865)
"That of which the new creature consists is gracious qualities, ... And till it be spiritualised, renewed, the best nature is but an old creature. ..."

2. The Imitation of Christ: Four Books by Thomas (1877)
"Of the neglect of every creature, that the Creator may be found. O LORD, I still need more grace, if I would arrive •where neither man nor any other ..."

3. The Golden Book of Marcus Aurelius by Marcus Aurelius, Meric Casaubon (1898)
"bear what sensible creature, doth require. ... admit of and doe it, if thy nature as thou art a reasonable living creature, will not be the worse for it. ..."

4. The Practical Works by David Clarkson (1865)
"That of which the new creature consists is gracious qualities, ... And till it be spiritualised, renewed, the best nature is but an old creature. ..."

5. The Imitation of Christ: Four Books by Thomas (1877)
"Of the neglect of every creature, that the Creator may be found. O LORD, I still need more grace, if I would arrive •where neither man nor any other ..."

6. The Golden Book of Marcus Aurelius by Marcus Aurelius, Meric Casaubon (1898)
"bear what sensible creature, doth require. ... admit of and doe it, if thy nature as thou art a reasonable living creature, will not be the worse for it. ..."

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