Definitions for personifypərˈsɒn əˌfaɪ

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  1. body, personify(verb)

    invest with or as with a body; give body to

  2. embody, be, personify(verb)

    represent, as of a character on stage

    "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"

  3. personify, personate(verb)

    attribute human qualities to something

    "The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous"

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  1. personify(Verb)

    To be an example of; to have all the attributes of.

    Mozart could be said to personify the idea of a musical genius.

  2. personify(Verb)

    To create a representation of an abstract quality in the form of a literary character.

    The writer personified death in the form of the Grim Reaper.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Personify(verb)

    to regard, treat, or represent as a person; to represent as a rational being

  2. Personify(verb)

    to be the embodiment or personification of; to impersonate; as, he personifies the law

  3. Origin: [Person + -fy: cf. F. personnifier.]


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