|1.||[ verb ] represent in bodily form|
|Synonyms:||body_forth substantiate incarnate|
"He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system" "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"
|Related terms:||be reincarnate embodiment|
|2.||[ verb ] represent, as of a character on stage|
"Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
|Related terms:||symbolize exemplify body character|
|3.||[ verb ] represent or express something abstract in tangible form|
"This painting embodies the feelings of the Romantic period"
|Related terms:||represent shape|