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embody

em·bod·y

embody

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm ba di
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: embodied, embodies, embodying
definition 1: to provide with, or as though with, a body; incarnate.
Some people believe their souls will be embodied in later lives.
synonyms:
incarnate
antonyms:
disembody
similar words:
incorporate
definition 2: to visibly represent or personify; give tangible form to.
She embodies our national virtues.
synonyms:
exemplify, incorporate, personify, represent
similar words:
concretize, incarnate, live, materialize, substantiate
definition 3: to collect or organize into one body or system.
This document embodies all our ideals.
synonyms:
incorporate
similar words:
amalgamate, coalesce, compose, comprise, consolidate, constitute, embrace, encompass
derivation: embodier (n.)
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The word embody contains the following part: