Associations to the word «Character»

Wiktionary

CHARACTER, noun. A being involved in the action of a story.
CHARACTER, noun. A distinguishing feature; characteristic.
CHARACTER, noun. A complex of mental and ethical traits marking a person or a group.
CHARACTER, noun. Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality; moral strength.
CHARACTER, noun. A unique or extraordinary individual; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits, especially charisma.
CHARACTER, noun. A written or printed symbol, or letter.
CHARACTER, noun. Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the particular form of letters used by a person or people.
CHARACTER, noun. (computing) One of the basic elements making up a text file or string: a code representing a printing character or a control character.
CHARACTER, noun. (informal) A person or individual, especially one who is unknown or raises suspicions.
CHARACTER, noun. (mathematics) A complex number representing an element of a finite Abelian group.
CHARACTER, noun. Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty.
CHARACTER, noun. (dated) The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or thing; reputation.
CHARACTER, noun. (dated) A reference given to a servant, attesting to his/her behaviour, competence, etc.
CHARACTER, verb. (obsolete) To write (using characters); To describe
CHARACTER ACTOR, noun. A supporting actor who specializes in playing eccentric or unusual roles.
CHARACTER ACTORS, noun. Plural of character actor
CHARACTER ACTRESS, noun. A female character actor.
CHARACTER ACTRESSES, noun. Plural of character actress
CHARACTER AMNESIA, noun. A phenomenon whereby experienced speakers of some East Asian languages forget how to write Chinese characters previously well known to them.
CHARACTER ASSASSINATION, noun. (idiomatic) A malicious verbal assault designed to damage the reputation of a public figure.
CHARACTER ASSASSINATIONS, noun. Plural of character assassination
CHARACTER CELL, noun. (computing) The imaginary rectangle that delineates the boundaries of a text character.
CHARACTER CLASS, noun. (gaming) One of a number of pre-determined groups into which characters in role-playing games are grouped, based on the focus of their skills.
CHARACTER CLASSES, noun. Plural of character class
CHARACTER ENCODING, noun. (computing) A well-defined correspondence between characters and numbers used to represent them.
CHARACTER ENCODINGS, noun. Plural of character encoding
CHARACTER REFERENCE, noun. A statement, concerning the character of a person, furnished for someone applying for a post
CHARACTER SET, noun. (computing) The set of characters encoded by a given character encoding.
CHARACTER SET, noun. (computing) A set of characters together with a character encoding.
CHARACTER SETS, noun. Plural of character set
CHARACTER SHOE, noun. A heeled leather shoe, usually with one or more straps across the instep to secure it to the foot.
CHARACTER SHOES, noun. Plural of character shoe
CHARACTER SUIT, noun. (mahjong) The suit comprising of the 9 character tiles.
CHARACTER THEORY, noun. The branch of abstract algebra dealing with group characters.
CHARACTER TILE, noun. (mahjong) Any of the nine tiles in the character suit, each with a different number written in Chinese characters, from 1 to 9.
CHARACTER USER INTERFACE, noun. Command line interface
CHARACTER WITNESS, noun. (legal) A witness called to give evidence with respect to the reputation, conduct or moral standing of a party.
CHARACTER WITNESSES, noun. Plural of character witness

Dictionary definition

CHARACTER, noun. An imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story); "she is the main character in the novel".
CHARACTER, noun. A characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands".
CHARACTER, noun. The inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions; "education has for its object the formation of character"- Herbert Spencer.
CHARACTER, noun. An actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona".
CHARACTER, noun. A person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case".
CHARACTER, noun. Good repute; "he is a man of character".
CHARACTER, noun. 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".
CHARACTER, noun. A written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters".
CHARACTER, noun. (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes.
CHARACTER, verb. Engrave or inscribe characters on.

Wise words

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Geoffrey Chaucer