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Definition 1: attribute human qualities to something - [verb of cognition]

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

  • The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous

Synonyms for personify in the sense of this definition

(personify is a kind of ...) attribute or credit to

"We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare" "People impute great cleverness to cats"

Definition 2: represent, as of a character on stage - [verb of stative]

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

  • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

Synonyms for personify in the sense of this definition

(personify 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 personify ) invest with or as with a body; give body to

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

"This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue"

Definition 3: invest with or as with a body; give body to - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for personify in the sense of this definition

(personify is a kind of ...) represent, as of a character on stage

"Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"

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