Associations to the word «Entity»


ENTITY, noun. That which has a distinct existence as an individual unit. Often used for organisations which have no physical form.
ENTITY, noun. An existent something that has the properties of being real, and having a real existence.
ENTITY, noun. (computing) Anything about which information or data can be stored in a database; in particular, an organised array or set of individual elements or parts.
ENTITY, noun. The state or quality of being or existence.
ENTITY RELATIONSHIP DIAGRAM, noun. Alternative spelling of entity-relationship diagram
ENTITY RELATIONSHIP DIAGRAMS, noun. Plural of entity relationship diagram

Dictionary definition

ENTITY, noun. That which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats