Definitions and translations for "character"

Definition of character

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1. A being involved in the action of a story.
2. A distinguishing feature; characteristic.
3. A complex of mental and ethical traits marking a person or a group.
A study of the suspect's character and his cast iron alibi ruled him out.
4. Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality; moral strength.
He has a great deal of character.
"You may not like to eat liver," said Calvin's father, "but it builds character."
5. A unique or extraordinary individual; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits, especially charisma.
Julius Caesar is a great historical character.
That bloke is such a character.
6. A written or printed symbol, or letter.
7. Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the particular form of letters used by a person or people.
An inscription in the Runic character
8. One of the basic elements making up a text file or string: a code representing a printing character or a control character.
9. A person or individual, especially one who is unknown or raises suspicions.
We saw a shady character slinking out of the office with some papers.
10. A complex number representing an element of a finite Abelian group.
11. Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty.
In the miserable character of a slave
In his character as a magistrate
12. The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or thing; reputation.
A man's character for truth and veracity
Her actions give her a bad character.
13. A reference given to a servant, attesting to his/her behaviour, competence, etc.
Verb
14. To write (using characters); To describe
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English - English - character

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n. nature, disposition; figure, personage; letter or symbol; digital representation of a letter or other symbol (Computers); character reference, statement of qualities and abilities

English - Spanish - character

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s. carácter, individualidad, personalidad, temperamento, temple; (inform.) carácter, cualquier símbolo que requiere un byte de almacenamiento (8 bits)

English - French - character

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n. caractère; nature; personnage; détermination; caractère, représentation numérique d'une lettre ou d'un autre signe (informatique)

English - German - character

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n. Charakter, Persönlichkeit; Schriftzeichen; (Comput) Zeichen, numerische Darstellung eines Zeichens

English - Indonesian - character

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n. watak, budi, akhlak, pekerti, tabiat, karakter, khalikah, kulikat, khuluk, sifat, fitrah, reputasi, tokoh, terkemuka: orang terkemuka, aneh: seorang aneh, pelaku, peran
v. memberi ciri

English - Italian - character

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s. carattere, natura; personaggio; segno; (inform.) segno, rappresentazione digitale di una lettera o di altro segno

English - Polish - character

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n. głoska, litera, czcionka, znak, charakter, typ, cecha, figura, osoba, postać, osobowość, dziwak, armator
v. charakteryzować, odtwarzać, opisać, wpisać, odtworzyć, opisywać, wpisywać
a. charakterystyczny, postaciowy

English - Portuguese - character

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s. caráter, natureza, personalidade; figura; sinal; (informática) caractere, representação digital de uma letra ou outro símbolo

English - Romanian - character

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n. caracter, fire, natură, forţă morală, aspect, fel, tip, trăsături, trăsături caracteristice, personaj, erou, individ, caracterizare, inimă, voinţă, persoană excentrică, recomandare, recomandaţie, reputaţie, calitate, rol, funcţie, literă, notă distinctivă
a. caracterologic

English - Russian - character

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с. характер, нрав, качество; характерная особенность, особенность; отличительный признак, свойство, репутация; письменная рекомендация, письменная характеристика; фигура, личность, чудак, оригинал, герой, персонаж, тип, образ; действующее лицо, роль; буква, цифра, иероглиф, знак, символ

English - Turkish - character

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i. harf, harf türü, el yazısı; karakter, kişilik, huy, tabiat, ahlâk, özellik, nitelik; karakteristik yapı; şan, işaret, isim, sıfat; bonservis; kahraman

English - Ukrainian - character

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n. характер, вдача, норов, властивість, ознака, природа, особливість: характерна особливість, репутація, становище: офіційне становище, статус, ранг, звання, стан, фігура, герой, персонаж, тип, образ, вдаха, ієрогліф, літера, профіль, сан, характеристика, художній образ
v. напис: робити напис, надписувати, обтісувати, закарбовувати, зображати, характеризувати, вирізьблювати напис

German - English - character

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n. nature, disposition; figure, personage; letter or symbol; digital representation of a letter or other symbol (Computers); character reference, statement of qualities and abilities

English - Dutch - character

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zn. karakter, natuur; figuur; teken; (in computers) teken; het digitaal aanduiden van een letter of ander teken; karakter beschrijving

English - Greek - character

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ουσ. χαρακτήρας, γράμμα, είδος, ήρωας μυθιστορήματος, προσωπικότητα, φήμη

English - Arabic - character

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‏ميزة، صفة نعت أو لغة، شخصية، صفة حسنة، عريكة، حرف، رمز، ألفباء، طباعة، أسلوب، خصيصة، صفة، دور فى مسرح، سمعة، صيت‏

English - Chinese - character

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(名) 个性, 天性, 性情; 人物, 名士; 字母或符号; 数字代表字母或其它符号 (计算机用语); 品德证明, 陈述性格和能力的证书

English - Chinese - character

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(名) 個性, 人物, 字元

English - Hindi - character

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n. स्वभाव, प्रकृति, चरित्र, ढंग, स्वरूप, प्रतिष्ठा, व्यक्ति, शख़्स, लक्षण, विशेषता, विशेष गुण, सिफ़त, ख़ासियत, पात्र, मौजी आदमी, निराला आदमी, हरफ़, अक्षर

English - Japanese - character

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(名) 性格, 人格; 性質; 品質, 特徴, 特色; 登場人物; (コンピュータ)文字

English - Korean - character

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명. 성격, 성질, 인격, 평판, 지위, 인물, 문자, 기호, 인물 증명서, 성사의 인호, 기풍, 바탕, 자

English - Vietnamese - character

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n. con chữ dùng để in, đặc tính một dân tộc, đặc sắc, sự can đảm, đặc chất, khí lực, tiếng tăm, nhân vật trong một văn phẩm, vai tuồng, khí sắc riêng, cương nghị, danh vọng
v. chữ viết của người nào

German - Chinese - character

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[der] (电影)人物。角色。
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Synonyms for character
1. integrity: honesty, name, reputation, honour, repute, status, credit
2. characteristic: quality, property, make-up, constitution, mannerism, features
3. disposition: make, bent, cast, manner, constitution, sort, spirit
4. symbol: figure, letter, digit, sign, byte, mark, emblem
5. personality: identity, temperament, individuality, style, temper, singularity, idiosyncrasy
6. eccentric: weirdo, oddball, nut
Verb forms for character
Present participle: charactering
Present: character (3.person: characters)
Past: charactered
Future: will character
Present conditional: would character
Present Perfect: have charactered (3.person: has charactered)
Past Perfect: had charactered
Future Perfect: will have charactered
Past conditional: would have charactered