Definitions for embodyɛmˈbɒd i

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. incarnate, body forth, embody, substantiate(verb)

    represent in bodily form

    "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"

  2. embody, be, personify(verb)

    represent, as of a character on stage

    "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"

  3. embody(verb)

    represent or express something abstract in tangible form

    "This painting embodies the feelings of the Romantic period"

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  1. embody(Verb)

    To represent in a physical form; to incarnate or personify

    As the car salesperson approached, wearing a plaid suit and slicked-back hair, he seemed to embody sleaze.

  2. embody(Verb)

    To include or represent, especially as part of a cohesive whole

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Embody(verb)

    to form into a body; to invest with a body; to collect into a body, a united mass, or a whole; to incorporate; as, to embody one's ideas in a treatise

  2. Embody(verb)

    to unite in a body, a mass, or a collection; to coalesce

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'embody' in Verbs Frequency: #982


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