Complete Definition of "personify"

English

Verb
en-verb|personif|i|ed

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

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

  1. transitive 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.

Related terms
personification

Translations
trans-top|to be an example of
German: personifizieren
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Hungarian: t|hu|megtestesít
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trans-top|to create a representation in the form of a literary character
German: personifizieren
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Hungarian: t|hu|megszemélyesít
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