from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something that exists as a particular and discrete unit: Persons and corporations are equivalent entities under the law.
- n. The fact of existence; being.
- n. The existence of something considered apart from its properties.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. That which has a distinct existence as an individual unit. Often used for organisations which have no physical form.
- n. An existent something that has the properties of being real, and having a real existence.
- n. Anything about which information or data can be stored in a database; in particular, an organized array or set of individual elements or parts.
- n. The state or quality of being or existence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A real being, whether in thought (as an ideal conception) or in fact; being; essence; existence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Being: in this, its original sense, the abstract noun corresponding to the concrete ens.
- n. An independent ens; a thing; a substance; an ontological chimera.
- n. An individual fact or conception, having in itself all that is needed to constitute a characteristic whole.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)
If a document is not recorded, the title entity should reference any identifiable information on the document.
The title entity must get written authorization from the owner of that money before depositing it into the account.
Received random mass email from mysterious personage entitled "Edward Champion" which we almost deleted but then it turns out this entity is also affiliated with "The Bat Segundo Show," a podcast series of interviews with, like, almost every interesting author in the universe.
A title entity is also prohibited from using the funds for any purpose other than what is set forth in writing for a specific transaction.
A title entity may earn interest on fiduciary funds as long as a disclosure is provided to all parties that interest has been or will be earned.
A title entity may not give money or any other thing of value to a real estate broker or other settlement producer in exchange for an advertising benefit at an event.
A title entity may deposit fiduciary funds (money belonging to others) into a sweep account or any type of account that uses that money as an investment or revenue generator.
A title entity is prohibited from mixing these funds with any others.
A title entity may teach classes on any subject they feel qualified to teach.
What Government entity is responsible for your personal protection!!??!!