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  Definition of body
  1. the external structure of a vehicle; "the body of the car was badly rusted"
  2. the property of holding together and retaining its shape; "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"
  3. the entire physical structure of an organism (especially an animal or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
  4. body of a dead animal or person; "they found the body in the lake"
  5. the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
  6. the central message of a communication; "the body of the message was short"
  7. a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"
  8. a collection of particulars considered as a system; "a body of law"; "a body of doctrine"; "a body of precedents"
  9. an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects; "heavenly body"
  10. invest with or as with a body; give body to
Similar Words: consistency, consistence, organic structure, physical structure, dead body, torso, trunk, personify

 

Hyponyms: bodywork, fuselage, gaseousness, viscosity, viscousness, thickness, thinness, hardness, softness, breakableness, unbreakableness, porosity, porousness, solidity, solidness, life form, human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh, live body, carcase, carcass, carrion, cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains, mummy, public, sector, Christendom, Christianity, church, Sacred College, College of Cardinals, administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation, corps, constituency, electoral college, school, college, university, staff, faculty, representation, colony, settlement, ulema, ulama, leadership, leaders, militia, membership, rank, occupational group, vocation, opposition, immigration, inspectorate, jury, panel, venire, registration, enrollment, vote, diaspora, chromosome, inclusion body, cellular inclusion, inclusion, mass, particle

 

Attributes: thick, thin

 

Part Meronyms: organic structure, physical structure, narration, recital, yarn, address, speech

 

Derivational Morphology: personify, personification, prosopopoeia, person, dead body

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: trup   Armenian: մարմին  
Basque: soin   Breton: korv  
Bulgarian: корпус and тяло   Catalan: cos  
Croatian: tijelo and trup and truplo   Dutch: corpus and deel and lichaam and lijk  
Esperanto: korpo   Finnish: kappale and ruumis  
French: corps and corpus   German: Körper and Leiche and Rumpf  
Greek: πτώμα and σώμα   Hungarian: holttest and törzs and test  
Italian: corpo   Korean: and 몸통 and 주검  
Kurdish: له‌ش   Latin: corpus  
Lithuanian: approxim. visuma and kūnas   Maltese: ġisem  
Polish: ciało   Portuguese: corpo  
Romanian: corp   Russian: корпус and тело and труп  
Slovene: telo and trup and truplo   Spanish: cuerpo and torso  
Swedish: kropp   Telugu: మొండెము and శరీరము  
 
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