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

2 senses of organism

Sense 1
organism, being -- (a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently)
       => living thing, animate thing -- (a living (or once living) entity)

Sense 2
organism -- (a system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body; "the social organism")
       => system, scheme -- (a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going")

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