A person considered alone, rather than as belonging to a group of people. (noun)
A single physical human being as a legal subject, as opposed to a legal person such as a corporation. (noun)
An object, be it a thing or an agent, as contrasted to a class. (noun)
Relating to a single person or thing as opposed to more than one. (adjective)
Intended for a single person as opposed to more than one person. (adjective)
Examples of word individual
If they are parts of an individual, plants also are subject to considerable changes during their _individual_ lives.
'Although there exists nothing IN NATURE except individual bodies, exhibiting distinct individual _effects, according to individual_
But because the will has here become individual it must be deceived in such a manner for it to discern by the sense of the _individual_ what the sense of the species has presented to it; in other words, imagine it is pursuing ends concerning the individual, when in reality it is pursuing merely general ends (using the word general in its strictest sense).
There are individual cases in which Iâ€™ve agreed with the â€œCatholic Leagueâ€: When *individual* Catholics who are no longer around to defend themselves are slandered; or when tax-money is used for bigotted â€œartisitcâ€ purposes.
Individual Responsibility: Inherent in the ideas of John Locke in the concept that the individual is the government.