Definition for human

adjective as in characteristic of people

noun as in person, homo sapiens

Strong matches

being, biped, personage, soul, wight

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Example Sentences

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, owns Calico, a startup researching ways to extend human life spans.

From Fortune

The data centers of the future will require less human involvement, instead being managed and run primarily by technologies like robotics and AI.

Fortune has learned that Nadia Rawlinson, the former chief human resources officer for Live Nation Entertainment, is joining the company at the end of the month.

From Fortune

All of these themes were woven into Bernard Tyson’s holistic vision of human health.

From Fortune

“The report lays out very, very well just how rare it’s going to be that people actually need to access heritable human-genome editing,” said Jackie Leach Scully at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

The editors, writers, and cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo were human beings with families, friends, and loved ones.

It is the summit of human happiness: the surrender of man to God, of woman to man, of several women to the same man.

Our animators are very excited to be drawing the innards of a human being.

Petty, shade, and thirst are my favorite human “virtues” and the trifecta of any good series of “stories.”

The billionaire philanthropist tastes the product of a machine that processes human sewage into drinking water and electricity.

After all, may not even John Burns be human; may not Mr. Chamberlain himself have a heart that can feel for another?

He must trust to his human merits, and not miracles, for his Sonship is of no value in this conflict.

How is it that one instant of time should work those effects in the human mind which are so lasting in their results!

Few persons can attain to adult life without being profoundly impressed by the appalling inequalities of our human lot.

But there is a pinnacle of human success and of human opinion, on which human foot was never yet permitted to rest.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to human, such as: animal, mortal, personal, anthropoid, biped, and hominid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.