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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embody  \Em*bod"y\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Embodied};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Embodying}.] 
  To  form  into  a  body;  to  invest  with  a  body;  to  collect  into  a 
  body,  a  united  mass,  or  a  whole;  to  incorporate;  as  to 
  embody  one's  ideas  in  a  treatise.  [Written  also  {imbody}.] 
 
  Devils  embodied  and  disembodied.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  The  soul,  while  it  is  embodied,  can  no  more  be  divided 
  from  sin.  --South. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embody  \Em*bod"y\,  v.  i. 
  To  unite  in  a  body,  a  mass,  or  a  collection;  to  coalesce. 
  [Written  also  {imbody}.] 
 
  Firmly  to  embody  against  this  court  party.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  embody 
  v  1:  represent  in  bodily  form  "He  embodies  all  that  is  evil 
  wrong  with  the  system"  [syn:  {incarnate},  {body  forth}] 
  2:  represent,  as  of  a  character  on  stage;  "Derek  Jacobi  was 
  Hamlet"  [syn:  {be},  {personify}] 
  3:  represent  or  express  something  abstract  in  tangible  form 
  "This  painting  embodies  the  feelings  of  the  Romantic 
  period" 




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