Definitions of monad
  1. noun
    a singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive
    synonyms: monas
    see moresee less
    type of:
    1, I, ace, one, single, unity
    the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
  2. noun
    (biology) a single-celled microorganism (especially a flagellate protozoan)
    see moresee less
    type of:
    micro-organism, microorganism
    any organism of microscopic size
  3. noun
    (chemistry) an atom having a valence of one
    see moresee less
    type of:
    (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
Word Family