embody embody  /ɪm ˈbɑ di/


  1. (v) represent in bodily form
  2. (v) represent or express something abstract in tangible form
  3. (v) represent, as of a character on stage


  1. At 54, Willis is the one star from the Bronzed Age of '80s action movies who still can persuasively embody a haunted, implacable stud.
  2. We are lucky to have Banks embody this honorable American heritage.
  3. In the first episode, he coined the term truthiness to embody his belief that facts are far less important than what you want to be true.


  1. They still ask why

    Six months after horrific shootings at an elementary school, listen to five residents who embody the community's soul.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. NetApp Celebrates Customers Who Unleash the Power of IT With Annual Innovation Awards Event

    Organizations that succeed in today's business and public service environments embody an innovative spirit that inspires them to leverage IT to achieve remarkable results. During this year's ninth annual ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Ontario designates Euclid Avenue Local Historic District

    ONTARIO -- Rock curbs, ornate iron light fixtures and front yard open spaces are all distinct features that embody Euclid Avenue today. Photo Gallery: Euclid Avenue
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin


  1. "David Johnston represents the best of Canada," Harper said in a statement. "He represents hard work, dedication, public service and humility. I am confident he will continue to embody these traits in his new role as the Crown's...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Stephen Harper Source: Toronto Sun

  2. "It's worth reminding the American people that for more than 230 years everyone who bet against America lost money," Clinton told Chris Cuomo on "Good Morning America." "I just want him to embody that and to share that."
    on Feb 22, 2009 By: Bill Clinton Source: New York Times

  3. "I am honored to invite these talented groups and individuals to participate in the Inaugural Parade," said President-elect Obama. "These organizations embody the best of our nation's history, diversity and commitment to service. Vice...
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Examiner.com

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