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 character character

noun

  • ( ) an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)  ( character, fictional character, fictitious character )
    an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
     she is the main character in the novel
    she is the main character in the novel
  • ( ) a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something  ( character, lineament, quality )
    a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
     each town has a quality all its own
    each town has a quality all its own
     the radical character of our demands
    the radical character of our demands
  • ( ) the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions  ( character, fiber, fibre )
    the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
     education has for its object the formation of character
    education has for its object the formation of character
  • ( ) an actor's portrayal of someone in a play  ( character, part, persona, role, theatrical role )
    an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
     she played the part of Desdemona
    she played the part of Desdemona
  • ( ) a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)  ( case, character, eccentric, type )
    a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
     a real character
    a real character
     a strange character
    a strange character
     a friendly eccentric
    a friendly eccentric
     the capable type
    the capable type
     a mental case
    a mental case
  • ( ) a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability  ( character, character reference, reference )
    a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
     requests for character references are all too often answered evasively
    requests for character references are all too often answered evasively
  • ( ) good repute  ( character )
    good repute
     he is a man of character
    he is a man of character
  • (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes  ( character )
    (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes
  • a written symbol that is used to represent speech  ( character, graph, grapheme, graphic symbol )
    a written symbol that is used to represent speech
     the Greek alphabet has 24 characters
    the Greek alphabet has 24 characters
  • verb

  • engrave or inscribe characters on  ( character )
    engrave or inscribe characters on


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