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Another word for spirit

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Noun
  1. The essential being of a person, regarded as immaterial and immortal

      1. A part of humans regarded as immaterial, immortal, separable from the body at death, capable of moral judgment, and susceptible to happiness or misery in a future state.
      2. This part of a human when disembodied after death.
      3. In Aristotelian philosophy, an animating or vital principle inherent in living things and endowing them in various degrees with the potential to grow and reproduce, to move and respond to stimuli (as in the case of animals), and to think rationally (as in the case of humans).
    See also:

    be

  2. The most central and material part

      1. The main claim or most important aspect of a complaint against a defendant.
      1. That which has mass and occupies space; matter.
      2. A material of a particular kind or constitution.
      3. A drug, chemical, or other material (such as glue) that one is dependent on or uses habitually and that is often illegal or subject to government regulation:
      1. The material out of which something is made or formed; substance.
      2. The essential substance or elements; essence:
      3. Unspecified material:
      1. A part of humans regarded as immaterial, immortal, separable from the body at death, capable of moral judgment, and susceptible to happiness or misery in a future state.
      2. This part of a human when disembodied after death.
      3. In Aristotelian philosophy, an animating or vital principle inherent in living things and endowing them in various degrees with the potential to grow and reproduce, to move and respond to stimuli (as in the case of animals), and to think rationally (as in the case of humans).
      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
      3. The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
      1. The pure, highly concentrated essence of a thing.
      2. The purest or most typical instance:
      3. In ancient and medieval philosophy, the fifth and highest essence after the four elements of earth, air, fire, and water, thought to be the substance of the heavenly bodies and latent in all things.
      1. The soft, spongy tissue in the center of the stems of most vascular plants, consisting mainly of parenchyma.
      2. The soft inner substance of a feather or hair.
      3. The spinal cord.
      1. A protuberance or knob.
      2. A small lump.
      3. The essence; the core:
      1. The edible flesh of animals, especially that of mammals as opposed to that of fish or poultry.
      2. The edible part, as of a piece of fruit or a nut.
      3. The essence, substance, or gist:
      1. Bone marrow.
      2. The spinal cord.
      3. The marrow squash.
      1. A grain or seed, as of a cereal grass, enclosed in a husk.
      2. The usually edible seed inside the hard covering of a nut or fruit stone.
      3. The central or most important part; the core:
      1. The chambered muscular organ in vertebrates that pumps blood received from the veins into the arteries, thereby maintaining the flow of blood through the entire circulatory system.
      2. A similarly functioning structure in invertebrates.
      3. The area that is the approximate location of the heart in the body; the breast.
      1. The central idea; the essence.
      2. The grounds for action in a suit.
      1. The intrinsic or indispensable quality or qualities that serve to characterize or identify something:
      2. The inherent, unchanging nature of a thing or class of things.
      3. The most important part or aspect of something:
      1. The central or innermost part:
      2. The hard or fibrous central part of certain fruits, such as the apple or pear, containing the seeds.
      3. The basic or most important part; the crucial element or essence:
    See also:

    be

  3. A temporary state of mind or feeling.

      1. Any of the membranous tubes that form a branching system and carry blood to the heart from the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.
      2. A blood vessel of any kind; a vein or artery:
      3. One of the strands of vascular tissue that form the conducting and supporting framework in a leaf or other expanded plant organ.
      1. To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
      2. To bring to a desired consistency, texture, hardness, or other physical condition by blending, admixing, or kneading:
      3. To harden or strengthen (metal or glass) by application of heat or by heating and cooling.
      1. A particular state of mind or emotion:
      2. A pervading impression of an observer:
      3. An instance or spell of sulking or angry behavior:
      1. The quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness:
      2. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
      3. The ability to perceive, enjoy, or express what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd:
    See also:

    feelings

  4. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner

    See also:

    action

  5. The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely

    See also:

    fear

  6. A prevailing quality, as of thought, behavior, or attitude

      1. A sound of distinct pitch, quality, and duration; a note.
      2. The interval of a major second in the diatonic scale; a whole step.
      3. A recitational melody in a Gregorian chant.
      1. To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
      2. To bring to a desired consistency, texture, hardness, or other physical condition by blending, admixing, or kneading:
      3. To harden or strengthen (metal or glass) by application of heat or by heating and cooling.
      1. A particular state of mind or emotion:
      2. A pervading impression of an observer:
      3. An instance or spell of sulking or angry behavior:
      1. The meteorological conditions, including temperature, precipitation, and wind, that characteristically prevail in a particular region.
      2. A region of the earth having particular meteorological conditions:
      3. A prevailing condition or set of attitudes in human affairs:
    See also:

    attitude

Verb
  1. To bring in or take out secretly

      1. To go or move in a quiet, stealthy way.
      2. To behave in a cowardly or servile manner.
      3. To move, give, take, or put in a quiet, stealthy manner:
      1. To bring into a country (a prohibited item) secretively and intentionally, in violation of the law.
      2. To bring into a country (an item) secretively and intentionally without declaring the item to customs officials and paying the associated duties or taxes on it, in violation of the law.
      3. To bring in or take out illicitly or by stealth:
    See also:

    move

Idioms:

    spirit away

  1. To seize and detain (a person) unlawfully

Another word for spirit

Noun
  1. Life

      1. The act, process, or result of imparting life, interest, spirit, motion, or activity.
      2. The quality or condition of being alive, active, spirited, or vigorous.
      3. The art or process of making movies with drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of static objects, including all techniques other than the continuous filming of live-action images.
      1. The capacity to live, grow, or develop:
      2. The characteristic, principle, or force that distinguishes living things from nonliving things.
      3. Physical or intellectual vigor; energy or liveliness.
      1. The act or process of breathing; respiration:
      2. A single act of breathing:
      3. The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration:
    See also:

    life

  2. Soul

      1. That which has mass and occupies space; matter.
      2. A material of a particular kind or constitution.
      3. A drug, chemical, or other material (such as glue) that one is dependent on or uses habitually and that is often illegal or subject to government regulation:
      1. The intrinsic or indispensable quality or qualities that serve to characterize or identify something:
      2. The inherent, unchanging nature of a thing or class of things.
      3. The most important part or aspect of something:
      1. The spirit or soul.
      2. The mind functioning as the center of thought, emotion, and behavior and consciously or unconsciously adjusting or mediating the body's responses to the social and physical environment.
    See also:

    soul

  3. A supernatural being

  4. Courage

    See also:

    courage

  5. A form of alcohol; often plural

    See also:

    drink

  6. Feeling; often plural

      1. The general course or character of something:
      2. The word, phrase, or subject with which the vehicle of a metaphor is identified, as life in
      3. The general meaning; the purport or drift:
      1. The quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness:
      2. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
      3. The ability to perceive, enjoy, or express what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd:
      1. To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
      2. To bring to a desired consistency, texture, hardness, or other physical condition by blending, admixing, or kneading:
      3. To harden or strengthen (metal or glass) by application of heat or by heating and cooling.
      1. One's usual mood; temperament:
      2. A habitual inclination; a tendency:
      3. A physical property or tendency:
  7. Intent or meaning

      1. Any of the faculties by which stimuli from outside or inside the body are received and felt, as the faculties of hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste, and equilibrium.
      2. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
      3. The faculties of sensation as means of providing physical gratification and pleasure.
      1. An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property:
      2. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
      3. Essential character; nature:
      1. Extraordinary intellectual and creative power:
      2. A person of extraordinary intellect and talent.
      3. A person who has an exceptionally high intelligence quotient, typically above 140.