1) n. - A distinctive mark; a letter, figure, or symbol.
2) n. - Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the peculiar form of letters used by a particular person or people; as, an inscription in the Runic character.
3) n. - The peculiar quality, or the sum of qualities, by which a person or a thing is distinguished from others; the stamp impressed by nature, education, or habit; that which a person or thing really is; nature; disposition.
4) n. - Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality; as, he has a great deal of character.
5) n. - Moral quality; the principles and motives that control the life; as, a man of character; his character saves him from suspicion.
6) n. - Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty; as, in the miserable character of a slave; in his character as a magistrate; her character as a daughter.
7) n. - The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or thing; reputation; as, a man's character for truth and veracity; to give one a bad character.
8) n. - A written statement as to behavior, competency, etc., given to a servant.
9) n. - A unique or extraordinary individuality; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits; a person who illustrates certain phases of character; as, Randolph was a character; Caesar is a great historical character.
10) n. - One of the persons of a drama or novel.
11) v. t. - To engrave; to inscribe.
12) v. t. - To distinguish by particular marks or traits; to describe; to characterize.
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