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Embodies



[em-bod-ee] /ɛmˈbɒd i/

verb (used with object), embodied, embodying.
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 ; incarnate; make corporeal:
to embody a spirit.
3.
to collect into or include in a ; organize; incorporate.
4.
to embrace or comprise.
/ɪmˈbɒdɪ/
verb (transitive) -bodies, -bodying, -bodied
1.
to give a tangible, bodily, or concrete form to (an abstract concept)
2.
to be an example of or express (an idea, principle, etc), esp in action: his gentleness embodies a Christian ideal
3.
(often foll by in) to collect or unite in a comprehensive whole, system, etc; comprise; include: all the different essays were embodied in one long article
4.
to invest (a spiritual entity) with a body or with bodily form; render incarnate
v.

1540s, in reference to a soul or spirit invested with a physical form; of principles, ideas, etc., from 1660s; from en- (1) “in” + body. Related: Embodied; embodying.

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