Simple Definition of embody
: to represent (something) in a clear and obvious way : to be a symbol or example of (something)
: to include (something) as a part or feature
Full Definition of embody
1 : to give a body to (a spirit) : incarnate
2 a : to deprive of spirituality b : to make concrete and perceptible
3 : to cause to become a body or part of a body : incorporate
4 : to represent in human or animal form : personify <men who greatly embodied the idealism of American life — A. M. Schlesinger b1917>
Examples of embody
The legislature embodied a revenue provision in the new law.
<they must embody their ideas in substantial institutions if they are to survive>
First Known Use of embody
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