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Definition 1: represent, as of a character on stage - [verb of stative]

Samples where embody or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

Synonyms for embody in the sense of this definition

(embody is a kind of ...) express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol

"What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"

(... is a kind of embody ) invest with or as with a body; give body to

(... is a kind of embody ) be characteristic of

"This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue"

Definition 2: represent in bodily form - [verb of stative]

Samples where embody or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system
  • The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist

Synonyms for embody in the sense of this definition

(embody is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 3: represent or express something abstract in tangible form - [verb of stative]

Samples where embody or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This painting embodies the feelings of the Romantic period

(embody is a kind of ...) serve as a means of expressing something

"The flower represents a young girl"

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