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Definition of embody verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they embody
    he / she / it embodies
    past simple embodied
    -ing form embodying
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  1. 1to express or represent an idea or a quality synonym represent embody something a politician who embodied the hopes of black youth be embodied in something the principles embodied in the Declaration of Human Rights
  2. 2embody something (formal) to include or contain something This model embodies many new features.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: embody