Definitions: (noun) An entity is a whole thing, independent from other things, often an institution or something alive.
Examples: (noun) It is very likely that an entity similar to us exists in another part of the universe. (noun) When you start a company, you create a new legal entity. (noun) The idea of church as a separate entity from state is quite new.
Synonyms: nouns: being, body, individual.
Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 E