verb (used with object), em·bod·ied, em·bod·y·ing.
Origin of embody
Examples from the Web for embodied
The rage that Marvin has embodied, a man on the edge of eruption, is always a badly wounded man.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If the oft-talked-about college “hook-up culture” could be embodied by a place, it would be Shooters.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Scrooge is still with us, not just in print but embodied in the cold hearts and selfish calculations of misanthropes everywhere.
But here Virgin was fielding only one test vehicle that embodied a whole set of completely untried systems.Virgin Galactic’s Flight Path to Disaster: A Clash of High Risk and Hyperbole|Clive Irving|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The worldwide panic over her new look is rooted in a sense of betrayal to the "be yourself" values that Bridget Jones embodied.Renee Zellweger's Face Gets More Medical Scrutiny Than Ebola|Emily Shire|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The very spirit of harmony is embodied in the proportions of the Parthenon.Philothea|Lydia Maria Child
Everybody knows the steps by which this embodied selfishness achieved his emancipation from a dominant Church.The Eighteen Christian Centuries|James White
It is the same great principle as before, though the caution in which it is embodied is different.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew|John Monro Gibson
It contained red plush furniture, which embodied the acme of good taste at the time of the Franco-Prussian War.The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann
Miss Gwin embodied the original and pioneer one of the forces speedily set marching to the relief of the Finkelsteins.Local Color|Irvin S. Cobb