Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

embody

verb
     
em‧bod‧y past tense and past participle embodied, present participle embodying, third person singular embodies [transitive]
1 to be a very good example of an idea or quality [= represent]:
She embodies everything I admire in a teacher.
2 formal to include something:
The latest model embodies many new improvements.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary