—adj. 1. embodied in flesh; given a bodily, esp. a human, form: a devil incarnate. 2. personified or typified, as a quality or idea: chivalry incarnate. 3. flesh-colored or crimson.
—v.t. 1. to put into or represent in a concrete form, as an idea: The building incarnates the architect's latest theories. 2. to be the embodiment or type of: Her latest book incarnates the literature of our day. 3. to embody in flesh; invest with a bodily, esp. a human, form: a man who incarnated wisdom and compassion.