invest with a body


invest with a body
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  • body — /bod ee/, n., pl. bodies, v., bodied, bodying, adj. n. 1. the physical structure and material substance of an animal or plant, living or dead. 2. a corpse; carcass. 3. the trunk or main mass of a thing: the body of a tree. 4. Anat., Zool. the… …   Universalium

  • body — /ˈbɒdi / (say bodee) noun (plural bodies) 1. the physical structure of an animal (and sometimes, of a plant) living or dead. 2. a corpse; carcass. 3. the trunk or main mass of a thing. 4. Zoology the physical structure of an animal minus limbs… …   Australian English dictionary

  • invest — [in vest′] vt. [L investire < in , in + vestire, to clothe < vestis, clothing: see VEST] 1. to clothe; array; adorn 2. a) to cover, surround, or envelop like, or as if with, a garment [fog invests the city] b) to endow with qualities,… …   English World dictionary

  • The House with the Green Shutters — Infobox Book name = The House with the Green Shutters image caption = author = George Douglas (Brown) illustrator = cover artist = country = Scotland language = English genre = Realism publisher = John MacQueen, London release date = 1901 media… …   Wikipedia

  • embody — I verb actualize, constitute, corporealize, exhibit in visible form, express in concrete form, form, give concrete form to, give definite form to, give tangible form to, incarnate, includere, incorporate, integrate, interblend, interfuse,… …   Law dictionary

  • Embodied — Embody Em*bod y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embodied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embodying}.] To form into a body; to invest with a body; to collect into a body, a united mass, or a whole; to incorporate; as, to embody one s ideas in a treatise. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Embody — Em*bod y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embodied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embodying}.] To form into a body; to invest with a body; to collect into a body, a united mass, or a whole; to incorporate; as, to embody one s ideas in a treatise. [Written also {imbody} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Embodying — Embody Em*bod y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embodied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embodying}.] To form into a body; to invest with a body; to collect into a body, a united mass, or a whole; to incorporate; as, to embody one s ideas in a treatise. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imbody — Embody Em*bod y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embodied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embodying}.] To form into a body; to invest with a body; to collect into a body, a united mass, or a whole; to incorporate; as, to embody one s ideas in a treatise. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embody — v. a. 1. Invest with a body, make corporeal, form into a body, incarnate. 2. Incorporate, concentrate, compact, integrate, combine, collect into a whole, draw into one mass. 3. Comprehend, include, embrace, comprise, contain. 4. Systematize,… …   New dictionary of synonyms