person /ˈpɚsn̩/ noun
plural people or persons
plural people or persons
Learner's definition of PERSON
◊ The plural of person is usually people except in formal or legal contexts, where the plural is often persons.
: a human being
sometimes used in compounds to avoid using man or woman see also missing person
: a person who likes or enjoys something specified
see also people person
law plural persons : the body or clothing of a person especially when considered as a place to hide things

in person

used to say that a person is actually present at a place

in the person of

used to say that someone is the person who does something, provides something, etc.