noun, plural en·ti·ties.
Origin of entity
Examples from the Web for entity
If someone wants to ensure a direct and secure connection, no entity, whether a hotel or otherwise, should be able to block it.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security|Kyle Chayka|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
UPDATE: "My firm has done nothing to shield anyone or any entity from any sanctions," Goldin told The Daily Beast in an email.Exclusive: Did This Manhattan Firm Help Shield a Russian Fund From Sanctions?|Bill Conroy|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Any entity—no matter how many tentacles it has—has a soul,” he has said numerous times in his long career.Pope Francis Asked ‘Would You Baptize an Alien?’ Here’s the Answer.|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The legislation eliminated competition between the two leagues for talent, and established a 24-team entity, and the Super Bowl.
Your nose is a part of your face, but is also its own entity.
We may find that we can so divide our entity that we can be conscious of a double-brain existence in a dual action.
Whatever this entity might be, an entity it was, entirely distinct from his own conscious or subconscious mind.Dearest|Henry Beam Piper
What therefore should the advertiser do to create a commercial 'entity,' a 'tea' which men can think and feel about?Human Nature In Politics|Graham Wallas
To him as a monist, the soul (as an entity apart from the body) did not exist.The Tyranny of the Dark|Hamlin Garland
Suddenly it ceases to be part of God's out-of-doors and becomes an entity with an atmosphere of its own.Atlantic Classics|Various
British Dictionary definitions for entity
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for entity
Word Origin and History for entity
1590s, from Late Latin entitatem (nominative entitas), from ens (genitive entis) "a thing," proposed by Caesar as present participle of esse "be" (see is), to render Greek philosophical term to on "that which is" (from neuter of present participle of einai "to be;" see essence). Originally abstract; concrete sense in English is from 1620s.