reembody

embody

[em-bod-ee]
verb (used with object), embodied, embodying.
1.
to give a concrete form to; express, personify, or exemplify in concrete form: to embody an idea in an allegorical painting.
2.
to provide with a body; incarnate; make corporeal: to embody a spirit.
3.
to collect into or include in a body; organize; incorporate.
4.
to embrace or comprise.
Also, imbody.


Origin:
1540–50; em-1 + body

embodier, noun
preembody, verb (used with object), preembodied, preembodying.
reembody, verb (used with object), reembodied, reembodying.
well-embodied, adjective
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embody (ɪmˈbɒdɪ)
 
vb , -bodies, -bodying, -bodied
1.  to give a tangible, bodily, or concrete form to (an abstract concept)
2.  to be an example of or express (an idea, principle, etc), esp in action: his gentleness embodies a Christian ideal
3.  (often foll by in) to collect or unite in a comprehensive whole, system, etc; comprise; include: all the different essays were embodied in one long article
4.  to invest (a spiritual entity) with a body or with bodily form; render incarnate
 
em'bodiment
 
n

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embody
c.1652, in ref. to a soul or spirit invested with a physical form; of principles, ideas, etc., from 1663; from en- "in" + body.
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