physical

  • 1 Physical — Phys ic*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 physical — I adjective actual, bodily, carnal, concrete, corporal, corporeal, corporeous, earthly, embodied, external, flesh and blood, fleshly, human, incarnate, material, materiate, mundane, natural, nonspiritual, organic, palpable, real, sensible,… …

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  • 3 physical — phys‧i‧cal [ˈfɪzɪkl] adjective 1. real and actual: • the physical counting of goods in stock 2. ACCOUNTING related to assets that can be seen and touched, such as machines and buildings; = TANGIBLE: • They had a physical plant valued at… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 physical — mid 15c., of or pertaining to material nature, from M.L. physicalis of nature, natural, from L. physica study of nature (see PHYSIC (Cf. physic)). Meaning of the body, corporeal is attested from 1780. Meaning characterized by bodily attributes or …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 physical — [fiz′i kəl] adj. [ME phisical, having to do with medicine < ML physicalis < L physica: see PHYSIC] 1. of nature and all matter; natural; material 2. of natural science or natural philosophy 3. of or according to the laws of nature 4. of, or …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 physical — [adj1] tangible, material concrete, corporeal, environmental, gross, materialistic, natural, objective, palpable, phenomenal, ponderable, real, sensible, solid, somatic, substantial, visible; concept 582 Ant. immaterial, mental, spiritual… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 physical — 1 *bodily, corporeal, corporal, somatic Analogous words: fleshly, *carnal, sensual, animal 2 *material, corporeal, phenomenal, sensible, objective Analogous words: actual, *real, true: elemental, *elementary …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 physical — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the body as opposed to the mind. 2) relating to things perceived through the senses as opposed to the mind. 3) involving bodily contact or activity. 4) relating to physics or the operation of natural forces. ► NOUN ▪ a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 physical — [[t]fɪ̱zɪk(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦ physicals 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Physical qualities, actions, or things are connected with a person s body, rather than with their mind. ...the physical and mental problems caused by the illness... Physical activity… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 physical — Relating or pertaining to the body, as distinguished from the mind or soul or the emotions. Material, substantive, having an objective existence, as distinguished from imaginary or fictitious; real, having relation to facts, as distinguished from …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 physical — phys|i|cal1 W1S2 [ˈfızıkəl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(body not mind)¦ 2¦(sex)¦ 3¦(person)¦ 4¦(violent)¦ 5¦(real/solid)¦ 6¦(natural)¦ 7¦(science)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; : Medieval Latin; Origin: physicalis, from Latin physi …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 physical — phys|ic|al1 [ fızıkl ] adjective *** ▸ 1 relating to body ▸ 2 able to be seen/touched ▸ 3 relating to appearance ▸ 4 when people touch a lot ▸ 5 relating to physics 1. ) relating to your body rather than your mind: The emotional and physical… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 physical — I UK [ˈfɪzɪk(ə)l] / US adjective *** 1) relating to your body rather than your mind The emotional and physical strain of the previous day had left him exhausted. Depressed people often complain of physical symptoms such as headaches. children who …

    English dictionary

  • 14 physical — physically, adv. physicalness, n. /fiz i keuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the body: physical exercise. 2. of or pertaining to that which is material: the physical universe; the physical sciences. 3. noting or pertaining to the properties of… …

    Universalium

  • 15 physical — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or concerning the body (physical exercise; physical education). 2 of matter; material (both mental and physical force). 3 a of, or according to, the laws of nature (a physical impossibility). b belonging to physics (physical… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 physical — 1 / fIzIkFl/ adjective 1 BODY NOT MIND related to someone s body rather than their mind or soul: physical exercise | physical abuse | people with mental or physical disabilities 2 REAL/SOLID related to real objects or structures that can be… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 physical — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English phisicale medical, from Medieval Latin physicalis, from Latin physica Date: 1580 1. a. of or relating to natural science b. (1) of or relating to physics (2) characterized or produced by the forces and… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 Physical — Chartplatzierungen Erklärung der Daten Singles Physical   DE 4 1981 …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 19 physical — phys•i•cal [[t]ˈfɪz ɪ kəl[/t]] adj. 1) phl of or pertaining to the body 2) of or pertaining to that which is material: the physical universe[/ex] 3) phs noting or pertaining to the properties of matter and energy other than those peculiar to… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 Physical — wiktionarypar|physicalPhysical can mean any of the following things below...* The nature (physicality) of a physical entity * Physical examination, a regular overall check up with a doctor * Physical (Olivia Newton John album) (1981), by Olivia… …

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