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

3 senses of embody

Sense 1
incarnate, body forth, embody, substantiate -- (represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 2
embody, be, personify -- (represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet")
       => typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, represent -- (express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?")

Sense 3
embody -- (represent or express something abstract in tangible form; "This painting embodies the feelings of the Romantic period")
       => represent -- (serve as a means of expressing something; "The flower represents a young girl")

Antonyms of adj embodied

1 sense of embodied

Sense 1
bodied, corporal, corporate, embodied, incarnate -- (possessing or existing in bodily form; "what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare; "an incarnate spirit"; "`corporate' is an archaic term")

INDIRECT (VIA corporeal) -> incorporeal, immaterial -- (without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit")

Similarity of adj embodied

1 sense of embodied

Sense 1
bodied, corporal, corporate, embodied, incarnate -- (possessing or existing in bodily form; "what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare; "an incarnate spirit"; "`corporate' is an archaic term")
       => corporeal (vs. incorporeal), material -- (having material or physical form or substance; "that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett)

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