A living organism characterized by voluntary movement.
Roget 359: life, vitality, viability; animation; vital spark, vital flame, soul, spirit. respiration, wind; breath of life, breath of one's nostrils; oxygen, air. [devices to sustain respiration] respirator, artificial respirator, heart and lung machine, iron lung; medical devices etc. 662. lifeblood; Archeus†; existence etc. 1. vivification; vital force; vitalization; revivification etc. 163; Prometheus; life to come etc. (destiny) 152. [Science of life] physiology, biology; animal ecology. nourishment, staff of life etc. (food) 298. genetics, heredity, inheritance, evolution, natural selection, reproduction (production) 161. microbe, aerobe, anaerobe, facultative anaerobe, obligate aerobe, obligate anaerobe, halophile [Micro.], methanogen [Micro.], archaebacteria [Micro.], microaerophile [Micro.]. animal etc. 366; vegetable etc. 367. artificial life, robot, robotics, artificial intelligence. [vital signs] breathing, breathing rate, heartbeat, pulse, temperature. preservation of life, healing (medicine) 662. ... show more
Roget 366: animal, animal kingdom; fauna; brute creation. beast, brute, creature, critter [U.S.]; wight, created being; creeping thing, living thing; dumb animal, dumb creature; zoophyte. [major divisions of animals] mammal, bird, reptile, amphibian, fish, crustacean, shellfish, mollusk, worm, insect, arthropod, microbe. [microscopic animals] microbe, animalcule etc. 193. [reptiles] alligator, crocodile; saurian; dinosaur (extinct); snake, serpent, viper, eft; asp, aspick†. [amphibians] frog, toad. [fishes] trout, bass, tuna, muskelunge, sailfish, sardine, mackerel. [insects] ant, mosquito, bee, honeybee. [arthropods] tardigrade, spider. [classification by number of feet] biped, quadruped; [web-footed animal] webfoot. flocks and herds, live stock; domestic animals, wild animals; game, ferae naturae [Lat.]; beasts of the field, fowls of the air, denizens of the sea; black game, black grouse; blackcock†, duck, grouse, plover, rail, snipe. [domesticated mammals] horse etc. (beast of burden) 271; cattle, kine†, ox; bull, bullock; cow, milch cow, calf, heifer, shorthorn; sheep; lamb, lambkin†; ewe, ram, tup; pig, swine, boar, hog, sow; steer, stot†; tag, teg†; bison, buffalo, yak, zebu, dog, cat. [dogs] dog, hound; pup, puppy; whelp, cur, mongrel; house dog, watch dog, sheep dog, shepherd's dog, sporting dog, fancy dog, lap dog, toy dog, bull dog, badger dog; mastiff; blood hound, grey hound, stag hound, deer hound, fox hound, otter hound; harrier, beagle, spaniel, pointer, setter, retriever; Newfoundland; water dog, water spaniel; pug, poodle; turnspit; terrier; fox terrier, Skye terrier; Dandie Dinmont; collie. [cats--generally] feline, puss, pussy; grimalkin†; gib cat, tom cat. [wild mammals] fox, Reynard, vixen, stag, deer, hart, buck, doe, roe; caribou, coyote, elk, moose, musk ox, sambar†. [birds] bird; poultry, fowl, cock, hen, chicken, chanticleer, partlet†, rooster, dunghill cock, barn door fowl; feathered tribes, feathered songster; singing bird, dicky bird; canary, warbler; finch; aberdevine†, cushat†, cygnet, ringdove†, siskin, swan, wood pigeon. [undesirable animals] vermin, varmint [U.S.], pest. ... show more
is a broader term that covers: pest | critter | creepy-crawly | darter | peeper | homeotherm, homoiotherm, homotherm | ectotherm, poikilotherm | range animal | varment, varmint | scavenger | work animal | domestic animal, domesticated animal | feeder | migrator | molter, moulter | pet | stayer | stunt | marine animal, marine creature, sea animal, sea creature | female | male | adult | offspring, young | pureblood, purebred, thoroughbred | giant | survivor | mutant | herbivore | insectivore | acrodont | pleurodont | zooplankton | conceptus, embryo, fertilized egg | chordate | invertebrate | metazoan | omnivore | predator, predatory animal | prey, quarry | game | hexapod | biped | larva | racer | fictional animal | captive | mate ... show more.
contains: animal tissue.
domain member category: ritual killing, sacrifice | tracking, trailing | micro-organism, microorganism | actinomycete | trap | humaneness | body, organic structure | side | nose | diet | transmitter, vector | sitter | stander | wart | schistosome dermatitis, swimmer's itch | bone, debone | domesticate, tame | domesticate, domesticise, domesticize, reclaim, tame | drench | crop, graze, pasture | crested, topknotted, tufted | bone-covered | free-swimming, unattached | hispid | flesh-eating, meat-eating, zoophagous | phytophagic, phytophagous, phytophilous, plant-eating | all-devouring | insectivorous | epizootic | adult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownup | half-blooded, half-bred, half-breed | registered | unregistered | gregarious | social ... show more.
Dutch: beest, creatuur, dier, gedierte, schepsel, wezen
Marked by the appetites and passions of the body:
— Animal instincts.
Moby thesaurus: Adamic, Angora goat, Arctic fox, Belgian hare, Caffre cat, Circean, Draconian, Goth, Gothic, Indian buffalo, Kodiak bear, Neanderthal, Tartarean, Virginia deer, aardvark, aardwolf, alpaca, ammonite, animalian, animalic, animalistic, ankylosaur, anteater, antelope, antelope chipmunk, anthropophagite, anthropophagous, aoudad, apar, aphrodisiomaniacal, archaeohippus, archaeotherium, archelon, armadillo, arthrodiran, ass, atrocious, aurochs, badger, bandicoot, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, bassarisk, bat, bawdy, bear, beast, beastlike, beastly, beaver, being, bestial, bettong, binturong, bison, black bear, black buck, black cat, black fox, black sheep, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, blue fox, bobcat, bodily, bothriolepis, brachiosaur, brontops, brontothere, brown bear, brush deer, brush wolf, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutelike, brutish, buffalo, buffalo wolf, burro, burro deer, cachalot, camel, camelopard, cannibal, cannibalistic, capybara, carabao, caribou, carnal, carpincho, cat, cat-a-mountain, catamount, cattalo, cavy, chamois, cheetah, chevrotain, chinchilla, chipmunk, cinnamon bear, clitoromaniacal, coarse, coccostean, coelodont, compsognathus, concupiscent, coon, coon cat, coryphodon, cotton mouse, cotton rat, cotylosaur, cougar, cow, coyote, coypu, creature, creeping thing, creodont, critter, crossopterygian, crude, cruel, cruel-hearted, cur, cynodictis, deer, deer tiger, demoniac, demoniacal, destroyer, devilish, diabolic, diatryma, dimetrodon, dingo, dinichthyid, dinothere, diplodocus, dirty, dog, donkey, dormouse, dromedary, duck-billed dinosaur, dumb, dumb animal, dumb friend, earthy, echidna, edaphosaurid, eland, elasmosaur, elephant, elk, ermine, erotic, eroticomaniacal, erotomaniacal, eryopsid, eurypterid, eyra, fallen, fallow deer, fell, feral, ferine, ferocious, ferret, field mouse, fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, fisher, fitch, fleshly, flying phalanger, foumart, fox, fox squirrel, gazelle, gemsbok, genet, giant sloth, giraffe, glutton, glyptodont, gnu, gnu goat, goat, goat antelope, goatish, gopher, grizzly bear, gross, ground squirrel, groundhog, guanaco, guinea pig, gynecomaniacal, hadrosaur, hamster, hare, harnessed antelope, hartebeest, hedgehog, hellish, hippopotamus, hog, horny, horse, hot, hound, hyena, hyrax, hysteromaniacal, ibex, ill-bred, impolite, infernal, inhuman, inhumane, insect, instinctive, instinctual, ithyphallic, jackal, jackass, jackrabbit, jaguar, jaguarundi, jerboa, jerboa kangaroo, kaama, kangaroo, kangaroo mouse, kangaroo rat, karakul, kinkajou, kit fox, koala, lapin, lapsed, lascivious, lecherous, lemming, leopard, leopard cat, lewd, libidinous, lickerish, lion, living being, living thing, llama, lubricious, lustful, lynx, mammal, mammoth, man-eater, mara, marmot, marten, mastodon, material, materialistic, meerkat, mindless, mink, mole, mongoose, mongrel, monster, moose, mouflon, mountain goat, mountain lion, mountain sheep, mouse, mule, mule deer, muntjac, murderous, musk deer, musk hog, musk-ox, muskrat, musquash, nihilist, nilgai, noncivilized, nonrational, nonspiritual, nutria, nymphomaniacal, obscene, ocelot, okapi, onager, oont, opossum, organism, orgiastic, otter, ounce, outlandish, ox, pack rat, painter, palaeodictyopteron, palaeoniscid, palaeophis, palaeosaur, palaeospondylus, panda, pangolin, panther, peccary, peludo, pelycosaur, phalanger, physical, phytosaur, pig, pine mouse, platypus, plesiosaur, pocket gopher, pocket mouse, pocket rat, polar bear, polar fox, polecat, porcupine, possum, postlapsarian, pouched rat, poyou, prairie dog, prairie wolf, priapic, primitive, pronghorn, protoceratops, protylopus, prurient, pteranodon, pteraspid, pterichthys, pterodactyl, pterosaur, puma, rabbit, raccoon, randy, rat, red deer, red squirrel, reindeer, reptile, rhinoceros, roe, roe deer, roebuck, rough-and-ready, rude, ruthless, sable, sadistic, salacious, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic, satyric, sauropod, savage, scelidosaur, sensual, serpent, serval, sexual, sexy, shark, sharkish, sheep, shrew, shrew mole, sika, silver fox, skunk, slavering, sloth, smilodon, snake, snowshoe rabbit, springbok, squirrel, stoat, subhuman, suslik, swamp rabbit, swine, swinish, takin, tamandua, tamarin, tapir, tarpan, tatou, tatou peba, tatouay, tiger, tiger cat, timber wolf, titanosaur, trachodon, tree shrew, triceratops, trilobite, troglodyte, troglodytic, truculent, tyrannosaur, uintathere, unchristian, uncivil, uncivilized, uncombed, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unhuman, unkempt, unlicked, unpolished, unrefined, unspiritual, untamed, urus, vandal, varmint, vermin, vicious, viper, vole, wallaby, warthog, water buffalo, waterbuck, weasel, wharf rat, whelp, whistler, white fox, wild, wild ass, wild boar, wild goat, wild man, wild ox, wildcat, wildebeest, wolf, wolfish, wolverine, wombat, wood rat, woodchuck, woolly mammoth, worm, wrecker, yak, zebra, zebu, zoic, zooid, zooidal, zoologic, zoological, zoril ... show more.
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