HyperDic: body

English > 12 senses of the word body:
NOUNbodybody, organic structurethe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
groupbodya group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
bodybody, dead bodya natural object consisting of a dead animal or person
objectbodyan individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects
bodybody, torso, trunkthe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
groupbodya collection of particulars considered as a system
attributebody, consistency, consistence, substancethe property of holding together and retaining its shape
communicationbodythe central message of a communication
attributebodythe main mass of a thing
artifactbody, soundboxa resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)
artifactbodythe external structure of a vehicle
VERBstativebody, personifyinvest with or as with a body
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English > body: 12 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being).
Example"he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
Synonymorganic structure
Categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
homo, man, human being, humanAny living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
PartsarmA human limb
articulatory systemThe system of joints in the body
body substanceThe substance of the body
cavity, bodily cavity, cavum(anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus / sinus within the body
circulatory system, cardiovascular systemThe organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
crotch, forkThe angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
digestive system, gastrointestinal system, systema alimentarium, systema digestoriumThe system that makes food absorbable into the body
endocrine systemThe system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that help to control bodily / bodily metabolic activity
head, caputThe upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals
legA human limb
lymphatic system, systema lymphaticumThe interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
musculoskeletal systemThe system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form
neck, cervixThe part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
nervous system, systema nervosumThe sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
pressure pointAny of several points on the body where the pulse can be felt and where pressure on an underlying artery will control bleeding from that artery at a more distal point
respiratory system, systema respiratoriumThe system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide
sensory systemThe body's system of sense organs
torso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
vascular systemThe vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant
Narrowerhuman body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, fleshAlternative names for the body of a human being
life formThe characteristic bodily form of a mature organism
live bodyThe body of a living animal or person
Broadernatural objectAn object occurring naturally
Spanishcuerpo, estructura física, estructura orgánica
Catalancos, estructura física, estructura orgànica
Adjectivesbodilyof or relating to or belonging to the body
bodilyhaving or relating to a physical material body
English > body: 12 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity.
  • "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"
  • "the student body"
  • "administrative body"
NarrowerChristendom, ChristianityThe collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia)
Sacred College, College of Cardinals, cardinalate, Sacred College of Cardinalscardinals collectively
administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationThe persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
churchThe body of people who attend or belong to a particular local church
collegeThe body of faculty and students of a college
colony, settlementA body of people who settle far from home / home / home but maintain ties with their homeland
constituencyThe body of voters who elect a representative / representative for their area
corpsA body of people associated together
diasporaThe body of Jews (or Jewish communities) outside Palestine or modern Israel
electoral collegeThe body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice president
immigrationThe body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval
inspectorateA body of inspectors
juryA body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
leadership, leadersThe body of people who lead a group
membership, rankThe body of members of an organization or group
militiaThe entire body of physically fit civilians eligible by law for military service
occupational group, vocationA body of people doing the same kind of work
oppositionA body of people united in opposing something
panelA group of people gathered for a special purpose as to plan or discuss an issue or judge a contest etc
panel, venire(law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen)
publicA body of people sharing some common interest
registration, enrollmentThe body of people (such as students) who register or enroll at the same time
representationA body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency
schoolA body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers
staff, facultyThe body of teachers and administrators / administrators at a school
ulema, ulamaThe body of Mullahs (Muslim scholars trained in Islam / Islam and Islamic law) who are the interpreters of Islam's sciences and doctrines and laws and the chief guarantors of continuity in the spiritual and intellectual history of the Islamic community
universityThe body of faculty and students at a university
voteA body of voters who have the same interests
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
Spanishasociación, comunidad, corporación, cuerpo
Catalanassociació, comunitat, corporació, cos
English > body: 12 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningA natural object consisting of a dead animal or person.
Example"they found the body in the lake"
Synonymdead body
Narrowercadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remainsThe dead body of a human being
carcase, carcassThe dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food
carrionThe dead and rotting body of an animal
killThe body of an animal, or bodies of animals, killed by a person or another animal
mummyA body embalmed and dried / dried and wrapped / wrapped for burial (as in ancient Egypt)
roadkillThe dead body of an animal that has been killed on a road by a vehicle
Broadernatural objectAn object occurring naturally
Spanishcadáver, cuerpo, muerto, restos
Catalancadàver, cos, restes
Verbsbodyinvest with or as with a body
English > body: 12 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningAn individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects.
Example"heavenly body"
NarrowerchromosomeA threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order
inclusion body, cellular inclusion, inclusionAny small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases)
massA body of matter without definite shape
particle, subatomic particleA body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions
Broadernatural objectAn object occurring naturally
English > body: 12 senses > noun 5, body
MeaningThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs.
Synonymstorso, trunk
Part ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
Partsabdomen, venter, stomach, bellyThe region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
back, dorsumThe posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
belly, paunchA protruding abdomen
buttock, cheekEither of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump
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, assThe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
diaphragm, midriff(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities
haunchThe hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings
hipEither side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
loinsThe region of the hips and groin and lower abdomen
middle, midriff, midsectionThe middle area of the human torso (usually in front)
serratus, serratus musclesAny of several muscles of the trunk
shoulderThe part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
shoulder, shoulder joint, articulatio humeriA ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
sideEither the left or right half of a body
spare tire, love handleexcess fat around the waistline
thorax, chest, pectusThe part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
waist, waistlineThe narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishtorso, tronco
Catalancos, tors, tronc
English > body: 12 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningA collection of particulars considered as a system.
  • "a body of law"
  • "a body of doctrine"
  • "a body of precedents"
Broadersystem, schemeA group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
English > body: 12 senses > noun 7, attribute
MeaningThe property of holding together and retaining its shape.
Example"wool has more body than rayon"
Synonymsconsistency, consistence, substance
Attributesthickrelatively dense / dense in consistency
thinrelatively thin in consistency or low in density / density
NarrowerbreakablenessThe consistency of something that breaks / breaks / breaks under pressure
gaseousnessHaving the consistency of a gas
hardnessThe property of being rigid and resistant to pressure
porosity, porousnessThe property of being porous
softnessThe property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded
solidity, solidnessThe consistency of a solid
thicknessresistance to flow
thinnessA consistency of low viscosity
unbreakablenessA consistency of something that does not break / break / break under pressure
viscosity, viscousnessresistance of a liquid / liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow)
BroaderpropertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
Spanishconsistencia, eubstance
Catalanconsistència, eubstance
English > body: 12 senses > noun 8, communication
MeaningThe central message of a communication.
Example"the body of the message was short"
Part ofaddress, speechThe act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
narration, recital, yarnThe act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
English > body: 12 senses > noun 9, attribute
MeaningThe main mass of a thing.
BroadermassThe property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
English > body: 12 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningA resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin).
Broaderresonator, cavity resonator, resonating chamberA hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves
English > body: 12 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningThe external structure of a vehicle.
Example"the body of the car was badly rusted"
NarrowerbodyworkThe exterior body of a motor vehicle
fuselageThe central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
English > body: 12 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaninginvest with or as with a body; give body to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderembody, be, personifyrepresent, as of a character on stage
Spanishdar cuerpo, personificar
Nounsbodya natural object consisting of a dead animal or person

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