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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Personify  \Per*son"i*fy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Personified};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Personifying}.]  [Person  +  -fy:  cf  F. 
  1.  To  regard,  treat,  or  represent  as  a  person;  to  represent 
  as  a  rational  being 
  The  poets  take  the  liberty  of  personifying  inanimate 
  things  --Chesterfield. 
  2.  To  be  the  embodiment  or  personification  of  to 
  impersonate;  as  he  personifies  the  law. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  invest  with  or  as  with  a  body  [syn:  {body}] 
  2:  represent,  as  of  a  character  on  stage;  "Derek  Jacobi  was 
  Hamlet"  [syn:  {embody},  {be}] 
  3:  attribute  human  qualities  to  something  "The  Greeks 
  personated  their  gods  ridiculous"  [syn:  {personate}] 

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