Pronunciation: (em-bod'ē),[key] —v.t.,-bod•ied, -bod•y•ing. 1. to give a concrete form to; express, personify, or exemplify in concrete form: to embody an idea in an allegorical painting. 2. to provide with a body; incarnate; make corporeal: to embody a spirit. 3. to collect into or include in a body; organize; incorporate.
4. to embrace or comprise. Also,imbody.