verb (used with object), em·bod·ied, em·bod·y·ing.
Related formsem·bod·i·er, nounpre·em·bod·y, verb (used with object), pre·em·bod·ied, pre·em·bod·y·ing.re·em·bod·y, verb (used with object), re·em·bod·ied, re·em·bod·y·ing.well-em·bod·ied, adjective
Examples from the Web for embody
Long before rehearsals began, Sharp started to embody Christopher.
When it came to casting Escobar, Di Stefano had to find a strong actor who could embody the brutality of the late kingpin.Gangster in Paradise: Benicio Del Toro Is Pablo Escobar|Alex Suskind|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was oh-so subtle, but he began to embody his grandfather and his father.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We can never know the degree to which these women actively choose to embody this ideal, or how “real” it may or may not be.Lana Del Rey and the Fault in Our ‘Feminist’ Stars|Amy Zimmerman|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Without the tension between good and evil—and without protagonists to embody that moral polarity—a lesser show would go slack.Game of Thrones’ ‘The Lion and the Rose’: Joffrey’s Demented, Shocking Royal Wedding|Andrew Romano|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Again it was suggested to him to embody in one of his messages "something soothing for South Carolina."John Quincy Adams|John. T. Morse
Is it usual for you to embody your reserves for the manœuvres?In the Russian Ranks|John Morse
I am issuing orders, in consequence, to other counties, to embody and march all the men they can arm.
If none of them represent the actual attainment of help, they all of them embody the passionate and persistent cry for it.Is Life Worth Living?|William Hurrell Mallock
Language had attained such development that poetry of the highest structural form was about to embody the inspirations of genius.Ancient Society|Lewis Henry Morgan