Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun creature

3 senses of creature

Sense 1
animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna -- (a living organism characterized by voluntary movement)
       => organism, being -- (a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently)

Sense 2
creature, wight -- (a human being; `wight' is an archaic term)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 3
creature, tool, puppet -- (a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else)
       => slave -- (a person who is owned by someone)

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