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Noun body has 9 senses
  1. body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire physical structure of an organism (especially an animal or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
    --1 is a kind of natural object
    --1 has parts:
     body substance; articulatory system; cavity, bodily cavity, cavum; digestive system, gastrointestinal system, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium; endocrine system; lymphatic system, systema lymphaticum; musculoskeletal system; nervous system, systema nervosum; respiratory system, systema respiratorium; sensory system; vascular system; circulatory system, cardiovascular system; head, caput; neck, cervix; torso, trunk, body; leg; arm; crotch, fork; pressure point
    --1 has particulars:
     life form; human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh; live body
  2. body, dead body - body of a dead animal or person; "they found the body in the lake"
    --2 is a kind of natural object
    --2 has particulars:
     carcase, carcass; carrion; cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains; mummy
    Derived form: verb body1
  3. body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"
    --3 is a kind of
    gathering, assemblage
    --3 has particulars:
     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; panel, venire; registration, enrollment; vote; diaspora
  4. torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
    --4 is a kind of body part
    --4 is a part of body, organic structure, physical structure
    --4 has parts:
     diaphragm, midriff; shoulder; shoulder, shoulder joint, articulatio humeri; serratus, serratus muscles; side; thorax, chest, pectus; middle, midriff, midsection; waist, waistline; belly, paunch; spare tire, love handle; hip; haunch; abdomen, venter, stomach, belly; back, dorsum; buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass; buttock, cheek; loins
  5. body - an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects; "heavenly body"
    --5 is a kind of
    natural object
    --5 has particulars:
     chromosome; inclusion body, cellular inclusion, inclusion; mass; particle
  6. body - a collection of particulars considered as a system; "a body of law"; "a body of doctrine"; "a body of precedents"
    --6 is a kind of
    system, scheme
  7. body - the external structure of a vehicle; "the body of the car was badly rusted"
    --7 is a kind of
    structure, construction
    --7 has particulars: bodywork; fuselage
  8. consistency, consistence, body - the property of holding together and retaining its shape; "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"
    --8 is a kind of property
    --8 has particulars:
     gaseousness; viscosity, viscousness; thickness; thinness; hardness; softness; breakableness; unbreakableness; porosity, porousness; solidity, solidness
  9. body - the central message of a communication; "the body of the message was short"
    --9 is a kind of
    message, content, subject matter, substance
    --9 is a part of narration, recital, yarn; address, speech
Verb body has 1 sense
  1. body, personify - invest with or as with a body; give body to
    --1 is one way to embody, be, personify
    Derived form: noun body2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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