embody: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (em-bod'ē), [key]
— -bod•ied, -bod•y•ing.
  1. to give a concrete form to; express, personify, or exemplify in concrete form: to embody an idea in an allegorical painting.
  2. to provide with a body; incarnate; make corporeal: to embody a spirit.
  3. to collect into or include in a body; organize; incorporate.
  4. to embrace or comprise.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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