1 represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist" [syn: incarnate, body forth, substantiate]
3 represent or express something abstract in tangible form; "This painting embodies the feelings of the Romantic period" [also: embodied]
- Rhymes: -ɒdi
- To represent in a physical form; to incarnate or personify
- As the car salesperson approached, wearing a plaid suit and slicked-back hair, he seemed to embody sleaze.
- To include or
as part of a cohesive whole
- The US Constitution aimed to embody the ideals of diverse groups of people, from Puritans to Deists.
To include or represent, especially as part of a cohesive whole
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