Definition of persons in English Dictionary

  • NounBFpersonPLpeoplePREPerso-
    1. plural of person; used to refer to them individually, rather than as a group. Contrast people.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • His attitude typifies the attitude of young people today.
        • It seems like a paradox, people whose job it is to be unobtrusive or semiobtrusive honoring themselves for their efforts.
        • If we say something and people reject it because they don't like that it is true then we must resay it, and keep resaying it, until the truth is heard.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • People doing the tracking can locate the trackees through a Web or cellphone interface or by calling the company’s toll-free number and providing the operator with a password.
        • People who torture often have sadistic tendencies.
        • People "mana shuffle" because of the numerous games they have played and they have found that land becomes clumped together (i.e. a "mana pocket").
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The reason for equivalization is to allow for household economies of scale–for example, cooking a meal for four people costs less than cooking four separate meals for one person.
        • The vocabulary of social sciences is often incomprehensible to ordinary people.
        • Are these "statistics" they cite verifiable, or are they just blowing smoke, trying to scare people?
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms
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      1. en persons of size
      2. en persons of color
      3. en persons of colour
      4. en persons of ordinary skill in the art
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of persons for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "persons" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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