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bodies

noun
plural of body

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 the main or greater part of something as distinguished from its subordinate parts
  • the body of the novel was quite good, even if the beginning was a bit slow

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2 a distinct and separate portion of matter
  • to the early explorers the Atlantic was a gigantic and forbidding body of water

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3 a group of people acting together within a larger group
  • feared that there was a body of extremists within the labor union

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4 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially
  • a hangout where, it seems, much of the student body can be found on a Saturday night

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5 a member of the human race
  • the most intelligent body in this entire place

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6 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit
  • a body of security men accompany the president at all times

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bodies

verb
present tense third-person singular of body

Synonyms of bodies (Entry 2 of 2)

to represent in visible form
  • abstract sculpture that bodies forth the artist's aesthetic of minimalism

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  • disembodies
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“Bodies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bodies. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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