Definition of Person
(noun) A single human being; an individual.
- Plural: persons
- The term “person” is indistinguishable from the term “individual” and the usage of one term over the other in examples or definitions is a matter of style not function.
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “person.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 20, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/person/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
person. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/person/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “person.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 20, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/person/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“person.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 20 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/person/>.