Synonyms for character

Synonyms for (noun) character

Synonyms: character

Definition: (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes

Similar words: attribute

Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity


Synonyms: fiber, fibre, character

Definition: the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions

Usage: education has for its object the formation of character- Herbert Spencer

Similar words: trait

Definition: a distinguishing feature of your personal nature


Synonyms: quality, lineament, character

Definition: a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something

Usage: each town has a quality all its own; the radical character of our demands

Similar words: dimension, property, attribute

Definition: a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished

Usage: self-confidence is not an endearing property


Synonyms: persona, part, role, theatrical role, character

Definition: an actor's portrayal of someone in a play

Usage: she played the part of Desdemona

Similar words: portrayal, personation, enactment, characterization

Definition: acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture


Synonyms: character, character reference, reference

Definition: a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability

Usage: requests for character references are all too often answered evasively

Similar words: testimonial, recommendation, good word

Definition: something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable


Synonyms: grapheme, graphic symbol, character

Definition: a written symbol that is used to represent speech

Usage: the Greek alphabet has 24 characters

Similar words: printed symbol, written symbol

Definition: a written or printed symbol


Synonyms: fictional character, fictitious character, character

Definition: an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)

Usage: she is the main character in the novel

Similar words: imaginary being, imaginary creature

Definition: a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction


Synonyms: character, case, eccentric, type

Definition: a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)

Usage: a real character; a strange character; a friendly eccentric; the capable type; a mental case

Similar words: adult, grownup

Definition: a fully developed person from maturity onward


Synonyms: character

Definition: good repute

Usage: he is a man of character

Similar words: reputation, repute

Definition: the state of being held in high esteem and honor

Synonyms for (verb) character

Synonyms: character

Definition: engrave or inscribe characters on

Similar words: scratch, grave, inscribe, engrave

Definition: carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

Usage: engrave a pen; engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's; the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree