Meaning of embody
- be an expression of or give a tangible or visible form to (an idea, quality, or feeling).
a national team that embodies competitive spirit and skill
- include or contain (something) as a constituent part.
the changes in law embodied in the Children Act
- form (people) into a body, especially for military purposes.
Livius embodied the population of the town
mid 16th century: from em- + body, on the pattern of Latin incorporare .
Information about embody
- It is a verb.
- The plural form of embody is: embodies.
- Languages in which embody is used:
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Hyphenation of embody
- It consists of 2 syllables and 6 chars.
- embody is a word disyllabic because it has two syllables
Meaning take in or contain (something) as part of a whole; include:
Meaning become fully aware of (something) as a fact; understand clearly:
Meaning show (a quality or feeling) by one's acts or appearance; demonstrate:
Meaning convey (a thought or feeling) in words or by gestures and conduct:
Meaning make (an idea or concept) real; give specific or definite form to:
Meaning represent by means of symbols:
Meaning be a symbol or embodiment of:
Meaning be a perfect example of:
Meaning express the essential features of (something) succinctly:
Meaning be characteristic or a representative example of:
Meaning be a typical example of:
Meaning make (something abstract) more concrete or real:
Meaning make a representation of the external form of:
Meaning comprise or contain as part of a whole:
Meaning be made up of (a number of things):
Meaning make (something) physically stronger or more solid:
Meaning surround and have or hold within:
Meaning take in and understand fully (information or ideas):
Meaning combine (one thing) with another to form a whole:
Meaning focus all one's attention on a particular object or activity:
Meaning arrange systematically; order:
Meaning arrange according to an organized system; make systematic:
Meaning join or merge to form a single unit or substance:
Meaning bring or gather together (a number of things):
Translation of embody
- Spanish: personificar, encarnar, materializar, representar
- Portuguese: representar
- French: matérialiser, représenter
- German: verkörpern
- Italian: impersonare, incarnare, personificare, materializzare, rappresentare
Anagrams of embody
Words that rhyme with embody
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