Associations to the word «Embody»


EMBODY, verb. (transitive) To represent in a physical form; to incarnate or personify
EMBODY, verb. (transitive) To include or represent, especially as part of a cohesive whole

Dictionary definition

EMBODY, verb. Represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist".
EMBODY, verb. Represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet".
EMBODY, verb. Represent or express something abstract in tangible form; "This painting embodies the feelings of the Romantic period".

Wise words

Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally by catch words.
Robert Louis Stevenson