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Another word for body

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Noun
  1. The physical frame of a dead person or animal

    See also:

    body

  2. A member of the human race

      1. A part of humans regarded as immaterial, immortal, separable from the body at death, capable of moral judgment, and susceptible to happiness or misery in a future state.
      2. This part of a human when disembodied after death.
      3. In Aristotelian philosophy, an animating or vital principle inherent in living things and endowing them in various degrees with the potential to grow and reproduce, to move and respond to stimuli (as in the case of animals), and to think rationally (as in the case of humans).
      1. A character in a literary work.
      2. A person.
      3. A person of distinction.
      1. A living human. Often used in combination:
      2. An individual of specified character:
      3. The composite of characteristics that make up an individual personality; the self.
      1. A social gathering especially for pleasure or amusement:
      2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
      3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
      1. Liable or subject to death; not immortal:
      2. Of or relating to humans as being subject to death:
      3. Causing death; fatal:
      1. An adult male human.
      2. A human regardless of sex or age; a person.
      3. A human or an adult male human belonging to a specific occupation, group, nationality, or other category. Often used in combination:
      1. The property or quality that distinguishes living organisms from dead organisms and inanimate matter, manifested in functions such as metabolism, growth, reproduction, and response to stimuli or adaptation to the environment originating from within the organism.
      2. The characteristic state or condition of a living organism.
      3. Living organisms considered as a group:
      1. Of or relating to an individual, especially a single human:
      2. By or for one person:
      3. Existing as a distinct entity; separate:
      1. A member of the primate genus Homo, especially a member of the species Homo sapiens, distinguished from other apes by a large brain and the capacity for speech.
      2. A person:
      3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of humans:
      1. Used as a disparaging term for a gay man or lesbian.
      1. A living being, especially an animal:
      2. A human.
      3. An imaginary or fantastical being:
      1. The state or quality of having existence:
      2. The totality of all things that exist:
      3. A person:
    See also:

    beings

  3. A number of individuals making up or considered a unit

      1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
      2. To put into a specified state:
      3. To cause to begin an action:
      1. A social gathering especially for pleasure or amusement:
      2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
      3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
      1. A large extent, amount, or number:
      2. Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
      3. A number of associated people or things:
      1. A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope.
      2. A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
      3. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. The act or process of collecting.
      2. A group of objects or works to be seen, studied, or kept together.
      3. A line of products produced for one season, as those developed by a designer:
      1. To grasp and hold tightly:
      2. To seize; snatch:
      3. To attempt to grasp or seize:
      1. A group of the same or similar elements gathered or occurring closely together; a bunch:
      2. Two or more successive consonants in a word, as cl and st in the word cluster.
      3. A group of academic courses in a related area.
      1. A clustered mass; a lump:
      2. A thick grouping, as of trees or bushes.
      3. A heavy dull sound; a thud.
      1. A group of objects held together, as by tying or wrapping.
      2. Something wrapped or tied up for carrying; a package.
      3. A cluster or strand of closely bound muscle or nerve fibers.
      1. A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump:
      2. A group of like items or individuals gathered or placed together:
      3. A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
      1. A group of birds, especially quail.
      2. A group or assemblage:
      1. An amount produced at one baking:
      2. A quantity required for or produced as the result of one operation:
      3. A group of persons or things:
      1. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
      2. A strip or stripe that contrasts with something else in color, texture, or material.
      3. A narrow strip of fabric used to trim, finish, or reinforce articles of clothing.
      1. To set out for display or use; place in an orderly arrangement:
      2. To dress, especially in fine clothes; adorn.
      3. An orderly, often imposing arrangement:
    See also:

    group

  4. A group of people organized for a particular purpose

      1. An individual, group, structure, or other entity regarded as an elementary structural or functional constituent of a whole.
      2. A group regarded as a distinct entity within a larger group.
      3. A mechanical part or module.
      1. A group on the same side, as in a game.
      2. A group organized for work or activity:
      3. Two or more draft animals used to pull a vehicle or farm implement.
      1. A group of criminals or hoodlums who band together for mutual protection and profit.
      2. A group of adolescents who band together, especially a group of delinquents.
      3. A group of people who associate regularly on a social basis:
      1. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
      2. Power made operative against resistance; exertion:
      3. The use of physical power or violence to compel or restrain:
      1. The act or process of disconnecting or detaching; separation.
      2. The state of being separate or detached.
      3. Indifference to or remoteness from the concerns of others; aloofness:
      1. A group of people working together; a gang:
      2. A group of people, especially friends or associates.
      3. All personnel operating or serving aboard a ship.
      1. A separate branch or department of the armed forces having a specialized function.
      2. A tactical unit of ground combat forces between a division and an army commanded by a lieutenant general and composed of two or more divisions and auxiliary service troops.
      3. A body of persons acting together or associated under common direction:
    See also:

    group

  5. A number of persons who have come or been gathered together

      1. A meeting.
      2. A casual social gathering.
      1. A group of soldiers.
      2. Military units; soldiers.
      3. A unit of cavalry, armored vehicles, or artillery in a European army, corresponding to a platoon in the US Army.
      1. To call (troops) together, as for inspection.
      2. To cause to come together; gather:
      3. To bring into existence or readiness; summon up:
      1. The act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter.
      2. An assembly or gathering of people, as for a business, social, or religious purpose.
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. The action of one that gathers.
      2. That which is gathered or amassed; a collection or accumulation.
      3. An assembly of persons; a meeting.
      1. A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
      2. The common people; the populace.
      3. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
      1. The act of convoking.
      2. A group of people convoked, especially the members of a college or university community who are assembled for a ceremony.
      3. A clerical assembly of the Anglican Church similar to a synod but assembling only when called.
      1. A formal meeting of members, representatives, or delegates, as of a political party, fraternal society, profession, or industry.
      2. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
      3. An agreement between states, sides, or military forces, especially an international agreement dealing with a specific subject, such as the treatment of prisoners of war.
      1. A formal assembly of representatives, as of various nations, to discuss problems.
      2. The national legislative body of a nation, especially a republic.
      3. The national legislative body of the United States, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. A body of assembled people or things; a gathering.
      3. A group of people gathered for religious worship.
      1. A meeting for consultation or discussion.
      2. An exchange of views.
      3. A meeting of committees to settle differences between two legislative bodies.
      1. A secret or confidential meeting.
      2. The private rooms in which the cardinals meet to elect a new pope.
      3. The meeting held to elect a new pope.
      1. A group of persons:
      2. One's companions or associates:
      3. A guest or guests:
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A collection of people or things; a gathering.
    See also:

    collect

  6. The main part

      1. A large collection of writings of a specific kind or on a specific subject.
      2. A collection of writings or recorded remarks used for linguistic analysis.
      3. The capital or principal amount, as of an estate or trust.
      1. Size, mass, or volume, especially when very large.
      2. A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
      3. The body of a human, especially when large or muscular.
    See also:

    big

  7. A separate and distinct portion of matter

      1. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing.
      2. A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
      3. A limiting factor that must be considered:
      1. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
      2. A grouping of individual parts or elements that compose a unified body of unspecified size or quantity:
      3. A large but nonspecific amount or number:
      1. Size, mass, or volume, especially when very large.
      2. A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
      3. The body of a human, especially when large or muscular.
    See also:

    matter

  8. A measurable whole

      1. The smallest amount of a physical quantity that can exist independently, especially a discrete quantity of electromagnetic radiation.
      2. This amount of energy regarded as a unit.
      3. A quantity or amount.
      1. A specified or indefinite number or amount:
      2. A considerable amount or number:
      3. An exact amount or number:
      1. A large collection of writings of a specific kind or on a specific subject.
      2. A collection of writings or recorded remarks used for linguistic analysis.
      3. The capital or principal amount, as of an estate or trust.
      1. Size, mass, or volume, especially when very large.
      2. A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
      3. The body of a human, especially when large or muscular.
      1. An itemized summary of estimated or intended expenditures for a given period along with proposals for financing them:
      2. A systematic plan for the expenditure of a usually fixed resource, such as money or time, during a given period:
      3. The total sum of money allocated for a particular purpose or period of time:
      1. The total of two or more quantities; the aggregate.
      2. A number; a sum.
      3. A principal plus its interest, as in a loan.
    See also:

    big

Idioms:

    body forth

  1. To represent (an abstraction, for example) in or as if in bodily form

Another word for body

Noun
  1. The physical structure of a human or animal

  2. A corpse

  3. The torso

      1. To form by combining materials or parts; construct.
      2. To order, finance, or supervise the construction of:
      3. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:
      1. The characteristic surface configuration of a thing; an outline or contour:
      2. Spatial form, contour, or appearance:
      3. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal:
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
      1. A written or printed symbol representing something other than a letter, especially a number.
      2. Mathematical calculations:
      3. An amount represented in numbers:
      1. The main woody axis of a tree.
      2. The shaft of a column.
      3. The body of a human or other vertebrate, excluding the head and limbs.
  4. The central portion of an object

      1. plural form of gut
      2. The entrails or contents of the abdomen.
      3. (slang) Courage; determination.
      1. plural form of bone
      2. A percussive folk musical instrument played as a pair in one hand, often made from bovine ribs.
      3. (informal) The act of two fists meeting together in the manner equivalent to a high-five.
      1. The bodily structure of a plant or an animal or of any of its parts.
      2. The science of the shape and structure of organisms and their parts.
      3. A treatise on anatomic science.
      1. A temporary platform, either supported from below or suspended from above, on which workers sit or stand when performing tasks at heights above the ground.
      2. A raised wooden framework or platform.
      3. A platform used in the execution of condemned prisoners, as by hanging or beheading.
      1. The internal structure that protects and supports the soft organs, tissues, and other parts of a vertebrate organism, and is composed of bone and cartilage or, in certain animals, cartilage alone.
      2. The hard external structure that supports, protects, or contains the body of many invertebrates, such as mollusks, crustaceans, and corals, and certain vertebrates, such as turtles.
      3. A supporting structure or framework, as of a building.
      1. The supporting part of a structure; the foundation.
      2. The earth bank or bed supporting railroad tracks.
      1. A container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to the base and often having a lid or cover.
      2. The amount or quantity that such a container can hold.
      3. A square or rectangle:
      1. A piece of furniture for reclining and sleeping, typically consisting of a flat, rectangular frame and a mattress resting on springs.
      2. A bedstead.
      3. A mattress.
      1. The dry outer covering of a fruit, seed, or nut; a husk.
      2. The persistent calyx of a fruit, such as a strawberry, that is usually green and easily detached.
      3. The frame or body of a ship, exclusive of masts, engines, or superstructure.
      1. The main woody axis of a tree.
      2. The shaft of a column.
      3. The body of a human or other vertebrate, excluding the head and limbs.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose.
      1. The central body of an aircraft, to which the wings and tail assembly are attached and which accommodates the crew, passengers, and cargo.
      1. A structure that gives shape or support:
      2. The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
      3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
      1. A foundation upon which something rests.
      2. The chief constituent; the fundamental ingredient:
      3. The fundamental principle.
      1. The rectangular, usually steel frame, supported on springs and attached to the axles, that holds the body and motor of an automotive vehicle.
      2. The landing gear of an aircraft, including the wheels, skids, floats, and other structures that support the aircraft on land or water.
      3. The frame on which a gun carriage moves forward and backward.
  5. The central portion of a composition

      1. The central idea; the essence.
      2. The grounds for action in a suit.
      1. A setting forth of meaning or intent.
      2. A statement or rhetorical discourse intended to give information about or an explanation of difficult material.
      3. The art or technique of composing such discourses.
      1. The act or process of providing evidence for or showing the truth of something:
      2. An illustration or explanation, as of a theory or product, by exemplification or practical application:
      3. A piece of evidence:
      1. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
      2. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
      3. The means by which an allegation may be proven, such as oral testimony, documents, or physical objects.
      1. The chambered muscular organ in vertebrates that pumps blood received from the veins into the arteries, thereby maintaining the flow of blood through the entire circulatory system.
      2. A similarly functioning structure in invertebrates.
      3. The area that is the approximate location of the heart in the body; the breast.
      1. The substance or substances out of which a thing is or can be made.
      2. Something, such as an idea or information, that is to be refined and made or incorporated into a finished effort:
      3. Tools or apparatus for the performance of a given task:
      1. A discussion in which disagreement is expressed; a debate.
      2. A quarrel; a dispute.
      3. A reason or matter for dispute or contention:
      1. A systematic, usually extensive written discourse on a subject.
      1. A proposition that is maintained by argument.
      2. A dissertation advancing an original point of view as a result of research, especially as a requirement for an academic degree.
      3. A hypothetical proposition, especially one put forth without proof.
      1. Verbal expression in speech or writing:
      2. Verbal exchange or conversation:
      3. A formal, lengthy treatment of a subject, either written or spoken.
      1. A lengthy, formal treatise, especially one written by a candidate for the doctoral degree at a university; a thesis.
  6. Individuals having an organization

      1. A social gathering especially for pleasure or amusement:
      2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
      3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals:
      2. A group of people broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions, and a common culture:
      3. An organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity, or interest:
  7. A unified or organized mass

      1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
      2. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
      3. Something that is distinguished from others of the same kind by a specific characteristic or set of characteristics:
      1. Size, mass, or volume, especially when very large.
      2. A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
      3. The body of a human, especially when large or muscular.
      1. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
      2. A grouping of individual parts or elements that compose a unified body of unspecified size or quantity:
      3. A large but nonspecific amount or number:
      1. Constituting or amounting to a whole; total:
      2. Crowded or massed into a dense cluster.
      3. Composed of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means.
  8. Full consistency

      1. The quality or condition of being thick.
      2. The dimension between two surfaces of an object, usually the dimension of smallest measure.
      3. A layer, sheet, stratum, or ply: