3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Embody \Em*bod"y\, verb (used without an object) To unite in a body, a mass, or a collection; to coalesce. [Written also {imbody}.]

Firmly to embody against this court party. --Burke.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Embody \Em*bod"y\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Embodied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embodying}.] 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. [Written also {imbody}.]

Devils embodied and disembodied. --Sir W. Scott.

The soul, while it is embodied, can no more be divided from sin. --South.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist" [syn: {incarnate}, {body forth}, {embody}, {substantiate}]

2: represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet" [syn: {embody}, {be}, {personify}]

3: represent or express something abstract in tangible form; "This painting embodies the feelings of the Romantic period"

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