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VERB (3)

1. invest with or as with a body; give body to;
[syn: body, personify]

2. represent, as of a character on stage;
- Example: "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
[syn: embody, be, personify]

3. attribute human qualities to something;
- Example: "The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous"
[syn: personify, personate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Personify \Per*son"i*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Personified; p. pr. & vb. n. Personifying.] [Person + -fy: cf. F. personnifier.] 1. To regard, treat, or represent as a person; to represent as a rational being. [1913 Webster] The poets take the liberty of personifying inanimate things. --Chesterfield. [1913 Webster] 2. To be the embodiment or personification of; to impersonate; as, he personifies the law. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

personify v 1: invest with or as with a body; give body to [syn: body, personify] 2: represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet" [syn: embody, be, personify] 3: attribute human qualities to something; "The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous" [syn: personify, personate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "personify": adumbrate, body, body forth, corporealize, corporify, demonstrate, emblematize, embody, epitomize, exemplify, exteriorize, externalize, figure, foreshadow, humanize, illustrate, image, impersonate, incarnate, incorporate, manifest, materialize, metaphorize, mirror, objectify, personalize, personate, prefigure, pretypify, project, realize, reembody, reflect, reincarnate, represent, shadow, shadow forth, similize, stand for, substantialize, substantiate, substantify, symbolize, transmigrate, typify