Definitions of the Soul
1: the immaterial essence or
substance, animating principle, or actuating cause of life or of the individual
2a: the psychical or spiritual
principle in general shared by or embodied in individual human beings or all
beings having a rational and spiritual nature
b: the psychical or spiritual nature of the universe related to the
physical world as the human soul to the human body
3a: the immortal part of man
having permanent individual existence ...
b: a person's total self in its living unity and wholeness ...
4a: a seat of real life, vitality,
or action: personality, psyche
b: an animating or essential part: a vital principle actuating something
5: spiritual or moral force ...
6: human being: person.
Third New International Dictionary, p. 2176