- The entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being. )
- usage: "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
- A group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity.
- usage: "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
- A natural object consisting of a dead animal or person.
- usage: "they found the body in the lake"
- synonyms: dead body
- An individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects.
- usage: "heavenly body"
- The body excluding the head and neck and limbs.
- usage: "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
- A collection of particulars considered as a system.
- usage: "a body of law"; "a body of doctrine"; "a body of precedents"
- The property of holding together and retaining its shape.
- usage: "wool has more body than rayon"; "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"
- The central message of a communication.
- usage: "the body of the message was short"
- The main mass of a thing.
- A resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin.
- synonyms: soundbox
- The external structure of a vehicle.
- usage: "the body of the car was badly rusted"
- Invest with or as with a body; give body to.
- synonyms: personify
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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