(noun, adjective, verb)


1. characteristic of humanity

- human nature

2. relating to a person

- the experiment was conducted on 6 monkeys and 2 human subjects

3. having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings

- human beings

- the human body

- human kindness

Similar word(s): anthropoid, manlike, anthropomorphic, anthropomorphous, humanlike, earthborn, fallible, frail, imperfect, weak, hominal, hominian, hominid, hominine

Sentences with human as an adjective:

- To err is human; to forgive is divine.


1. any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

Similar word(s): man

Definition categories: animal, hominid

Sentences with human as a noun:

- Humans share common ancestors with other apes.


1. (rare) To behave as or become, or to cause to behave as or become, a human.