Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun body

11 senses of body

Sense 1
body, organic structure, physical structure -- (the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire")
       => natural object -- (an object occurring naturally; not made by man)

Sense 2
body -- (a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body")
       => social group -- (people sharing some social relation)

Sense 3
body, dead body -- (a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person; "they found the body in the lake")
       => natural object -- (an object occurring naturally; not made by man)

Sense 4
body -- (an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects; "heavenly body")
       => natural object -- (an object occurring naturally; not made by man)

Sense 5
torso, trunk, body -- (the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Sense 6
body -- (a collection of particulars considered as a system; "a body of law"; "a body of doctrine"; "a body of precedents")
       => system, scheme -- (a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going")

Sense 7
consistency, consistence, eubstance, body -- (the property of holding together and retaining its shape; "wool has more body than rayon"; "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake")
       => property -- (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles")

Sense 8
body -- (the central message of a communication; "the body of the message was short")
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 9
body -- (the main mass of a thing)
       => mass -- (the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field)

Sense 10
soundbox, body -- (a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin))
       => resonator, cavity resonator, resonating chamber -- (a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves)

Sense 11
body -- (the external structure of a vehicle; "the body of the car was badly rusted")
       => structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb body

1 sense of body

Sense 1
body, personify -- (invest with or as with a body; give body to)
       => embody, be, personify -- (represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet")

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