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em·bod·y

 (ĕm-bŏd′ē)
tr.v. em·bod·ied, em·bod·y·ing, em·bod·ies
1. To give a bodily form to; incarnate.
2. To represent in bodily or material form: "As John Adams embodied the old style, Andrew Jackson embodied the new" (Richard Hofstadter).
3. To make part of a system or whole; incorporate: laws that embody a people's values.

embody

(ɪmˈbɒdɪ)
vb (tr) , -bodies, -bodying or -bodied
1. to give a tangible, bodily, or concrete form to (an abstract concept)
2. to be an example of or express (an idea, principle, etc), esp in action: his gentleness embodies a Christian ideal.
3. (often foll by in) to collect or unite in a comprehensive whole, system, etc; comprise; include: all the different essays were embodied in one long article.
4. (Theology) to invest (a spiritual entity) with a body or with bodily form; render incarnate
emˈbodiment n

em•bod•y

(ɛmˈbɒd i)

v.t. -bod•ied, -bod•y•ing.
1. to give a concrete form to; personify or exemplify: works that embodied the spirit of the age.
2. to provide with a body; incarnate.
3. to collect into a body; organize.
4. to comprise.
[1540–50]
em•bod′i•er, n.

embody


Past participle: embodied
Gerund: embodying

Imperative
embody
embody
Present
I embody
you embody
he/she/it embodies
we embody
you embody
they embody
Preterite
I embodied
you embodied
he/she/it embodied
we embodied
you embodied
they embodied
Present Continuous
I am embodying
you are embodying
he/she/it is embodying
we are embodying
you are embodying
they are embodying
Present Perfect
I have embodied
you have embodied
he/she/it has embodied
we have embodied
you have embodied
they have embodied
Past Continuous
I was embodying
you were embodying
he/she/it was embodying
we were embodying
you were embodying
they were embodying
Past Perfect
I had embodied
you had embodied
he/she/it had embodied
we had embodied
you had embodied
they had embodied
Future
I will embody
you will embody
he/she/it will embody
we will embody
you will embody
they will embody
Future Perfect
I will have embodied
you will have embodied
he/she/it will have embodied
we will have embodied
you will have embodied
they will have embodied
Future Continuous
I will be embodying
you will be embodying
he/she/it will be embodying
we will be embodying
you will be embodying
they will be embodying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been embodying
you have been embodying
he/she/it has been embodying
we have been embodying
you have been embodying
they have been embodying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been embodying
you will have been embodying
he/she/it will have been embodying
we will have been embodying
you will have been embodying
they will have been embodying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been embodying
you had been embodying
he/she/it had been embodying
we had been embodying
you had been embodying
they had been embodying
Conditional
I would embody
you would embody
he/she/it would embody
we would embody
you would embody
they would embody
Past Conditional
I would have embodied
you would have embodied
he/she/it would have embodied
we would have embodied
you would have embodied
they would have embodied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.embody - represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
2.embody - represent, as of a character on stageembody - represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
stand for, symbolize, typify, symbolise, represent - express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"
body, personify - invest with or as with a body; give body to
exemplify, represent - be characteristic of; "This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue"
3.embody - represent or express something abstract in tangible form; "This painting embodies the feelings of the Romantic period"
represent - serve as a means of expressing something; "The flower represents a young girl"

embody

verb
1. personify, represent, express, realize, incorporate, stand for, manifest, exemplify, symbolize, typify, incarnate, actualize, reify, concretize Jack Kennedy embodied all the hopes of the 1960s.

embody

verb
1. To represent (an abstraction, for example) in or as if in bodily form:
2. To make a part of a united whole:
Translations
يُجَسِّد
legemliggørepersonificere
megtestesít
įkūnijimasįkūnyti
iemiesotietvert sevī
sembolü olmak

embody

[ɪmˈbɒdɪ] VT
1. [+ spirit, quality] → encarnar; [+ idea, thought, theory] → expresar, plasmar (in en)
2. (= include) → incorporar (in en)

embody

[ɪmˈbɒdi] vt
[+ ideas, quality, hopes] → incarner
(= include, contain) [+ features] → réunir, comprendre; [+ strategy, policy] → mettre en application

embody

vt
(= give form to) one’s thoughtsausdrücken, Ausdruck geben (+dat), → in Worte kleiden
spirit, principles, one’s idealverkörpern
(= include)enthalten

embody

[ɪmˈbɒdɪ] vt
a. (spirit, quality) → incarnare; (thought, theory, ideas) to embody (in)esprimere (in)
b. (include, features) → comprendere, racchiudere

embody

(imˈbodi) verb
to represent.
emˈbodiment noun
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