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body

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of body

  1. to represent in visible form abstract sculpture that bodies forth the artist's aesthetic of minimalism Synonyms of body embody, epitomize, express, externalize, incarnate, incorporate, instantiate, manifest, materialize, personalize, personify, substantiateWords Related to body actualize, concretize, realize; exemplify, illustrate, image, objectify, symbolize, typifyAntonyms of body disembody


body

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of body

  1. 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 Synonyms of body brunt, bulk, chief, core, generality, heft [archaic], main, mass, staple, weight Words Related to body majority; aggregate, amount, entirety, quantum, sum, sum total, total, totality, whole; bottom, essence, essentiality, marrow, meat, nature, pith, quintessence, root, soul, stuff, substance; center, heart, hub, kernel, middle, nucleus, nut, seat; affair, argument, burden, crux, focus, gist, nub, pitch, point, purport; matter, motif, subject, text, theme, topic Near Antonyms of body accessory (also accessary), adjunct, appendage, extension, offshoot; component, constituent, element, ingredient; division, part, piece, section, segment; angle, aspect, facet, feature, quality, side

  2. 2 a distinct and separate portion of matter to the early explorers the Atlantic was a gigantic and forbidding body of water Synonyms of body mass Words Related to body aggregate, amount, bulk, quantity, quantum, volume; item, object, thing; material, stuff, substance; entirety, totality, whole

  3. 3 a group of people acting together within a larger group feared that there was a body of extremists within the labor union Synonyms of body bloc, block, faction, coalition, party, sect, set, side, wingWords Related to body splinter, split; crew, gang, pack, team; denomination, persuasion; schism, scission; caucus, movement

  4. 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 Synonyms of body gang, bunch, circle, clan, clique, community, coterie, coven, crowd, fold, galère, klatch (also klatsch), lot, network, pack, ring, setWords Related to body charmed circle, elite, in-group; closed shop; club, college, fellowship, guild (also gild), league, organization, society; camp, faction, sect, side, tribe; mess, squad; brotherhood, fraternity, order, sisterhood, sodality, sorority; commune; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederation, congress, council, federation, unionNear Antonyms of body loner; individualist

  5. 5 a member of the human race the most intelligent body in this entire place Synonyms of body baby, being, bird, bod [British], human, character, cookie (or cooky), creature, customer, devil, duck, egg, face, fish, guy, head, human being, individual, life, man, mortal, party, person, personage, scout, slob, sort, soul, specimen, stiff, thing, wightWords Related to body hominid, homo, humanoid; brother, fellow, fellowman, neighbor; celebrity, personality, self, somebodyNear Antonyms of body animal, beast, beastie, brute, critter

  6. 6 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit a body of security men accompany the president at all times Synonyms of body array, band, batch, battery, group, boodle, bunch, cluster, clutch, consort, constellation, crop, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, parcel, party, passelWords Related to body assembly, collective, congregation, gathering, muster, organization; circle, clan, clique, coterie, fellowship, gang, ring, round, set; faction, guild (also gild), order, school, sect; brigade, crew, outfit, phalanx, platoon, posse, task force, team; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederacy, confederation, federation, league, union; battalion, squadron; bevy, brood, coveyNear Antonyms of body individual, single


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