Complete Definition of "embody"

English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-É’di|-É’di

Verb
en-verb|embod|i|ed

  1. transitive 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.

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

#: The US Constitution aimed to embody the ideals of diverse groups of people, from Puritans to Deists.

Derived terms
disembody
embodiment

Translations
trans-top|To represent in a physical form; to incarnate or personify
Finnish: ilmentää
German: verkörpern
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|To include or represent, especially as part of a cohesive whole
Finnish: käsittää, sisältää
German: verkörpern
trans-mid
trans-bottom

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