disembody


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dis·em·bod·y

 (dĭs′ĕm-bŏd′ē)
tr.v. dis·em·bod·ied, dis·em·bod·y·ing, dis·em·bod·ies
1. To free (the soul or spirit) from the body.
2. To divest of material existence or substance.

dis′em·bod′i·ment n.

disembody

(ˌdɪsɪmˈbɒdɪ)
vb, -bodies, -bodying or -bodied
(tr) to free from the body or from physical form
ˌdisemˈbodiment n

dis•em•bod•y

(ˌdɪs ɛmˈbɒd i)

v.t. -bod•ied, -bod•y•ing.
to divest (a soul, spirit, etc.) of a body.
[1705–15]
dis`em•bod′i•ment, n.

disembody


Past participle: disembodied
Gerund: disembodying

Imperative
disembody
disembody
Present
I disembody
you disembody
he/she/it disembodies
we disembody
you disembody
they disembody
Preterite
I disembodied
you disembodied
he/she/it disembodied
we disembodied
you disembodied
they disembodied
Present Continuous
I am disembodying
you are disembodying
he/she/it is disembodying
we are disembodying
you are disembodying
they are disembodying
Present Perfect
I have disembodied
you have disembodied
he/she/it has disembodied
we have disembodied
you have disembodied
they have disembodied
Past Continuous
I was disembodying
you were disembodying
he/she/it was disembodying
we were disembodying
you were disembodying
they were disembodying
Past Perfect
I had disembodied
you had disembodied
he/she/it had disembodied
we had disembodied
you had disembodied
they had disembodied
Future
I will disembody
you will disembody
he/she/it will disembody
we will disembody
you will disembody
they will disembody
Future Perfect
I will have disembodied
you will have disembodied
he/she/it will have disembodied
we will have disembodied
you will have disembodied
they will have disembodied
Future Continuous
I will be disembodying
you will be disembodying
he/she/it will be disembodying
we will be disembodying
you will be disembodying
they will be disembodying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disembodying
you have been disembodying
he/she/it has been disembodying
we have been disembodying
you have been disembodying
they have been disembodying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disembodying
you will have been disembodying
he/she/it will have been disembodying
we will have been disembodying
you will have been disembodying
they will have been disembodying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disembodying
you had been disembodying
he/she/it had been disembodying
we had been disembodying
you had been disembodying
they had been disembodying
Conditional
I would disembody
you would disembody
he/she/it would disembody
we would disembody
you would disembody
they would disembody
Past Conditional
I would have disembodied
you would have disembodied
he/she/it would have disembodied
we would have disembodied
you would have disembodied
they would have disembodied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disembody - free from a body or physical form or reality
disembarrass, rid, free - relieve from; "Rid the house of pests"
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