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Definition of "entity" []

  • Something that exists as a particular and discrete unit: Persons and corporations are equivalent entities under the law. (noun)
  • The fact of existence; being. (noun)
  • The existence of something considered apart from its properties. (noun)
  • Something having real or distinct existence; a thing, esp when considered as independent of other things (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Existence or being (noun)
  • The essence or real nature (noun)

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Use "entity" in a sentence
  • "If a document is not recorded, the title entity should reference any identifiable information on the document."
  • "The title entity must get written authorization from the owner of that money before depositing it into the account."
  • "Received random mass email from mysterious personage entitled "Edward Champion" which we almost deleted but then it turns out this entity is also affiliated with "The Bat Segundo Show," a podcast series of interviews with, like, almost every interesting author in the universe."