Definition of Living thing

1. Noun. A living (or once living) entity.

Exact synonyms: Animate Thing
Generic synonyms: Unit, Whole
Specialized synonyms: Being, Organism, Life, Biont, Cell
Examples of category: Viability, Immature, Young



Definition of Living thing

1. Noun. Something animate; an animate thing; something that lives, as opposed to inanimate or dead things. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Living Thing

living granite
living hell
living impaired
living in poverty
living in sin
living language
living languages
living quarters
living rock
living room
living rooms
living space
living standard
living stone
living substance
living thing (current term)
living tissue
living together
living trust
living up
living wage
living will
living wills
livingly
livingness
livingnesses
livingroom
livingroom set
livingroom suite
livingrooms

Literary usage of Living thing

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1. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"... And though around the mountain's head Flowed streams of purple and gold and Three times; nor living thing he spied, red, 200 Nor heard a living sound, ..."

2. History of the American Civil War by John William Draper (1867)
"But, more than all — and this is a lesson of profound import to the reader of this book — with these mutations in the land, and sea, and living thing. ..."

3. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"He has no doubt of the truth of the proportion, that no living thing, neither plant nor animal, can grow and live in a date of ..."

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