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The synonyms of “Body” are: consistence, consistency, substance, soundbox, organic structure, torso, trunk, dead body, anatomy, figure, frame, form, shape, build, physique, framework, skeleton, bones, flesh and bones, chest, stomach, middle, corpse, cadaver, carcass, remains, relics, fellow, thing, individual, soul, character, creature, wretch, bodywork, hull, fuselage, main part, principal part, central part, core, heart, hub, nub, kernel, expanse, mass, area, stretch, region, tract, breadth, sweep, extent, aggregate, accumulation, concretion, accretion, quantity, amount, volume, collection, proportion, corpus, association, organization, group, grouping, party, band, company, society, club, circle, fellowship, partnership, fraternity, syndicate, guild, federation, confederation, bloc, corporation, contingent, coterie, clique, object, entity, item, piece of matter, fullness, solidity, density, thickness, firmness, personify
Body as a Noun
Definitions of "Body" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “body” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A full or substantial quality of flavour in wine.
- An organized group of people with a common purpose or function.
- A group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity.
- A corpse.
- The main section of a motor vehicle or aircraft.
- The main mass of a thing.
- A person of a specified type.
- A large amount or collection of something.
- The trunk apart from the head and the limbs.
- The central message of a communication.
- The body excluding the head and neck and limbs.
- The part of an email containing the message, as opposed to information such as the subject and sender.
- (in pottery) a clay used for making the main part of ceramic ware, as distinct from a glaze.
- The property of holding together and retaining its shape.
- A natural object consisting of a dead animal or person.
- The entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being.
- The entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being.
- A person's body regarded as an object of sexual desire.
- A woman's close-fitting stretch garment for the upper body, fastening at the crotch.
- The external structure of a vehicle.
- A material object.
- A resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin.
- Fullness or thickness of a person's hair.
- The main or central part of something, especially a building or text.
- A collection of particulars considered as a system.
- An individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects.
- The physical and mortal aspect of a person as opposed to the soul or spirit.
- The physical structure, including the bones, flesh, and organs, of a person or an animal.
Synonyms of "Body" as a noun (95 Words)
|accretion||An increase by natural growth or addition.|
The accretion of sediments in coastal mangroves.
|accumulation||The act of accumulating.|
The accumulation of wealth.
|aggregate||A whole formed by combining several separate elements.|
He set the pace with a one over par aggregate of 151.
|amount||A quantity of something, especially the total of a thing or things in number, size, value, or extent.|
They have spent a colossal amount rebuilding the stadium.
|anatomy||The branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals.|
A detailed anatomy of a society and its institutions.
|area||A subject of study.|
Rural areas of Britain.
|association||The linking of molecules through hydrogen bonding or other interaction short of full bond formation.|
The host is not always injured by association with a parasite.
|band||Jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger.|
I m wearing clerical bands which are a sign of my office.
|bloc||A group of countries in special alliance.|
A parliamentary bloc.
|bodywork||The metal outer shell of a vehicle.|
|bones||The porous calcified substance from which bones are made.|
|breadth||Wide range or extent.|
A teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject.
|build||Constitution of the human body.|
The car s high specification and impressive build quality.
The cadaver was intended for dissection.
|carcass||A person’s body, living or dead.|
She saw the mud covered carcass of a sheep.
|central part||A workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication.|
|character||A characteristic especially one that assists in the identification of a species.|
She is the main character in the novel.
|chest||A large strong box, typically made of wood and used for storage or transport.|
He was very well built with a muscular chest.
|circle||Something approximating the shape of a circle.|
She did not normally move in such exalted circles.
|clique||An exclusive circle of people with a common purpose.|
The old school clique.
|club||A nightclub playing fashionable dance music.|
We had dinner at his club.
|collection||A sum of money raised during a church or charity collection.|
A preview of their autumn collection.
|company||A band of people associated temporarily in some activity.|
A company of wigeons occasionally numbers several thousand birds.
|concretion||The process by which matter forms into a concretion.|
Nodular concretions of siderite growing within the sediments.
|confederation||The act of forming an alliance or confederation.|
A referendum on confederation.
|consistence||The property of holding together and retaining its shape.|
|consistency||A harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts.|
A rambling argument that lacked any consistency.
|contingent||A group of people sharing a common feature, forming part of a larger group.|
A contingent of Japanese businessmen attending a conference.
|core||The part of something that is central to its existence or character.|
Bronzes that have been cast using a clay core.
|corporation||A business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state.|
|corpse||A dead body, especially of a human being rather than an animal.|
The end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse.
|corpus||A collection of writings.|
The Darwinian corpus.
|coterie||An exclusive circle of people with a common purpose.|
A coterie of friends and advisers.
|creature||A human being; `wight’ is an archaic term.|
Dress jewels and other transitory creatures.
|dead body||A time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense.|
|density||The quantity of people or things in a given area or space.|
A density of 10 000 per square mile.
Church and empire were fused in a single entity.
|expanse||The distance to which something expands or can be expanded.|
The moth has a wing expanse of 20 to 24 mm.
|extent||The area covered by something.|
The vast extent of the desert.
|federation||An organization or group within which smaller divisions have some degree of internal autonomy.|
A first step in the federation of Europe.
|fellow||A member of a learned society.|
He was learning with a rapidity unique among his fellows.
|fellowship||Friendly association, especially with people who share one’s interests.|
They valued fun and good fellowship as the cement of the community.
|figure||A representation of a human or animal form in drawing or sculpture.|
She has no head for figures.
|firmness||The quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place.|
The firmness of his hand on my chest.
|flesh and bones||A soft moist part of a fruit.|
|form||Details of previous performances by a racehorse or greyhound.|
They built elaborate forms for pouring the foundation.
|frame||The hard structure bones and cartilages that provides a frame for the body of an animal.|
The frame of verbs of perception.
|framework||An essential supporting structure of a building, vehicle, or object.|
The theoretical framework of political sociology.
|fraternity||A social club for male undergraduates.|
The ideals of liberty equality and fraternity.
|fullness||The state of having eaten enough or more than enough and feeling full up.|
Scores of tins in different states of fullness.
|fuselage||The central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo.|
|group||A set of elements, together with an associative binary operation, which contains an inverse for each element and an identity element.|
A group of boys approached.
|grouping||A set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse.|
The grouping of pupils by overall aptitude.
|guild||An association of people for mutual aid or the pursuit of a common goal.|
|heart||A conventional representation of a heart with two equal curves meeting at a point at the bottom and a cusp at the top.|
A well maintained farm in good heart.
|hub||The central part of a car wheel (or fan or propeller etc) through which the shaft or axle passes.|
The playground is the hub of parental supervision.
|hull||United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955.|
|individual||A single organism.|
Boat trips for parties and individuals.
|item||A small part that can be considered separately from the whole.|
He noticed an item in the New York Times.
|kernel||A single whole grain of a cereal.|
The milky kernel of the wheat grain.
|main part||Any very large body of (salt) water.|
|mass||(Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist.|
Multiply the mass of the payload by the distance travelled.
|middle||The middle area of the human torso usually in front.|
Rain during the middle of April.
|nub||A small chunk or nugget of metal or rock.|
The nub of the story.
|object||A noun or noun phrase governed by an active transitive verb or by a preposition.|
The object of my affection.
|organic structure||A fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter.|
|organization||The way in which the elements of a whole are arranged.|
The facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original.
|partnership||A business or firm owned and run by two or more partners.|
Their 176 run third wicket partnership.
|party||An occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment.|
She joined the party after dinner.
|physique||The form, size, and development of a person’s body.|
They were much alike in physique.
|piece of matter||Game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games.|
|principal part||The original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated.|
|proportion||Harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design.|
The room despite its ample proportions seemed too small for him.
|quantity||The figure or symbol representing a quantity.|
A small quantity of food.
|region||The approximate amount of something usually used prepositionally as in in the region of.|
His work takes needlework into the region of folk art.
|relics||An antiquity that has survived from the distant past.|
|remains||Any object that is left unused or still extant.|
I threw out the remains of my dinner.
|shape||The state of good health especially in the phrases in condition or in shape or out of condition or out of shape.|
Debates about the future shape of British society.
|skeleton||A sport in which a competitor races down a frozen track on a skeleton sled.|
She was no more than a skeleton at the end.
|society||A specified section of society.|
The analogy between insect society and human city is not new.
|solidity||The consistency of a solid.|
The sheer strength and solidity of Romanesque architecture.
|soul||The spiritual or immaterial part of a human being or animal, regarded as immortal.|
It was bad news for some poor soul.
|soundbox||The hollow chamber forming the body of a stringed musical instrument and providing resonance.|
|stomach||The stomach viewed as the seat of hunger nausea anxiety or other unsettling feelings.|
Exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner.
|stretch||A stretch limo.|
Running at full stretch.
|substance||The quality of being dependable or stable.|
Shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man.
The whole sweep of the history of the USSR.
|syndicate||A news agency that sells features or articles or photographs etc. to newspapers for simultaneous publication.|
Large scale buyouts involving a syndicate of financial institutions.
|thickness||The state or quality of being thick.|
The gateway is several feet in thickness.
|thing||Anything used for emphasis.|
The thing is I am going to sell this house.
|torso||An unfinished or mutilated thing, especially a work of art or literature.|
The Requiem torso was preceded by the cantata.
|tract||A major passage in the body, large bundle of nerve fibres, or other continuous elongated anatomical structure or region.|
It took courage to privatize vast tracts of nationalized industry.
|trunk||The body excluding the head and neck and limbs.|
He put his golf bag in the trunk.
|volume||Quantity or power of sound; degree of loudness.|
Her volume of short stories.
|wretch||A despicable or contemptible person.|
Usage Examples of "Body" as a noun
- Heavenly body.
- International bodies of experts.
- A body of doctrine.
- The body of the message was short.
- The student body.
- The factory had produced more car bodies than needed.
- They found his body washed up on the beach.
- A rich body of Canadian folklore.
- He was just after her body.
- The blow almost severed his head from his body.
- The body of the car was badly rusted.
- Best of all, this wine has body and finish.
- The whole body filed out of the auditorium.
- They found the body in the lake.
- Wool has more body than rayon.
- Restructuring formulations help to add body.
- The path taken by the falling body.
- It's important to keep your body in good condition.
- Put your name, address, and daytime phone number in the email's body.
- A body of precedents.
- The body of the aircraft was filled with smoke.
- A body of law.
- We're together in body and spirit.
- The main body of the house was built in 1625.
- Administrative body.
- Large bodies of seawater.
- A regulatory body.
- He felt as if his whole body were on fire.
- A motherly body.
Body as a Verb
Definitions of "Body" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “body” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Invest with or as with a body; give body to.
- Build the bodywork of (a motor vehicle.
- Give material form to something abstract.
Synonyms of "Body" as a verb (1 Word)
|personify||Represent (a quality or concept) by a figure in human form.|
Public pageants and dramas in which virtues and vices were personified.
Usage Examples of "Body" as a verb
- He bodied forth the traditional Prussian remedy for all ills.
- An era when automobiles were bodied over wooden frames.
Associations of "Body" (30 Words)
|abdominal||An abdominal muscle.|
Pilates greatly benefits the lower abdominals.
|adipose||(especially of body tissue) used for the storage of fat.|
Adipose tissue constitutes the fat of meat.
|belly||A pig s belly as food especially as a traded commodity.|
His fat belly stuck out over his trousers.
|bony||Being very thin.|
|bowel||The deepest inner parts or areas of (something.|
|chest||Propel the ball by means of one s chest.|
A bad chest.
|chubby||Plump and rounded.|
A pretty child with chubby cheeks.
|digestion||A person’s capacity to digest food.|
He suffered with his digestion.
|fat||Containing or composed of fat.|
Pizza has too much fat.
|fatty||A rotund individual.|
Fatty degeneration of the liver.
|gastrointestinal||Relating to the stomach and the intestines.|
|gut||Remove the guts of.|
It guts me to think about what my mother and brother missed out on.
|hip||A person s hip joint.|
I have big hips and thighs.
|liver||The flesh of an animal s liver as food.|
Cholesterol may accumulate in the liver.
|lung||Each of the pair of organs situated within the ribcage, consisting of elastic sacs with branching passages into which air is drawn, so that oxygen can pass into the blood and carbon dioxide be removed. Lungs are characteristic of vertebrates other than fish, though similar structures are present in some other animal groups.|
The city had to be given lungs in the shape of open spaces squares parks and gardens.
|obese||Grossly fat or overweight.|
One in ten people surveyed were obese.
|organs||Edible viscera of a butchered animal.|
|osseous||Composed of or containing bone.|
|overweight||Invest in (a market sector, industry, etc.) to a greater than normal degree.|
Try not to overweight the boxes.
|paunch||A large or protruding belly.|
One of the things I had to do was to paunch and skin a hare.
|paunchy||Having a large belly.|
A slightly paunchy balding middle aged man.
|physical||Impelled by physical force especially against resistance.|
The physical world.
|plump||Make fat or plump.|
We will plump out that poor starving child.
|portly||Of a stately or dignified appearance and manner.|
Men are portly and women are stout.
|pudgy||Short and plump.|
His pudgy fingers.
|tendinous||Consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon.|
The tendinous portion of the hamstring.
Such scandalous stories are a tissue of lies.
|ventral||Nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism.|
Ventral or pelvic fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped.
|waist||The circumference of a person s waist.|
Trousers with an elasticated waist.