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1bodily

adjective bodi·ly \ˈbä-dəl-ē\

: relating to the body : having to do with a person's or animal's body

Full Definition of BODILY

1
:  having a body :  physical
2
:  of or relating to the body <bodily comfort> <bodily organs>
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Examples of BODILY

  1. The victim suffered serious bodily injury.
  2. <the old man suffered from a number of bodily ailments>

First Known Use of BODILY

14th century

2bodily

adverb

: by moving someone's body

: as an entire structure rather than in pieces

Full Definition of BODILY

1
:  in the flesh
2
:  as a whole :  altogether

Examples of BODILY

  1. The blast lifted him bodily into the air.
  2. The house will have to be moved bodily to the new site.

First Known Use of BODILY

14th century
BODILY Defined for Kids

1bodily

adjective bodi·ly \ˈbä-də-lē\

Definition of BODILY for Kids

:  of or relating to the body <bodily comfort> <bodily functions>

2bodily

adverb

Definition of BODILY for Kids

1
:  by the body <… we shall … remove you bodily to a safer location. — Robert Lawson, Rabbit Hill>
2
:  as a whole <They moved the house bodily.>
Medical Dictionary

bodily

adjective bodi·ly \ˈbäd-əl-ē\

Medical Definition of BODILY

:  of or relating to the body <bodily organs>

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