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

3 senses of personify

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")

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
personify, personate -- (attribute human qualities to something; "The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous")
       => impute, ascribe, assign, attribute -- (attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats")

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