Personifier \Per*son"i*fi`er\, n. One who personifies. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • personifier — Personifier. v. a. Attribuer un Personnage à une chose, donner à une chose la figure, les sentiments, le langage d une personne. Personifier la justice, la prudence. les Poëtes & les Peintres personifient presque toutes choses …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • personifier — noun see personify …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • personifier — See personify. * * * …   Universalium

  • personifier — noun A person who personifies …   Wiktionary

  • personifier — pÉ™r sÉ‘nɪfaɪə(r) /pÉ™ sÉ’ n. one who ascribes human qualities to an inhuman object; one who embodies a concept or idea; one who represents something in the form of a person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • personifier — per·son·i·fi·er …   English syllables

  • personifier — pə(r)ˈsänəˌfī(ə)r, īə noun ( s) : one that personifies …   Useful english dictionary

  • personify — [pər sän′ə fī΄] vt. personified, personifying [Fr personifier: see PERSON & FY] 1. to think or speak of (a thing) as having life or personality; represent as a person [to personify a ship by referring to it as “she”] 2. to symbolize (an abstract… …   English World dictionary

  • personify — transitive verb ( fied; fying) Date: circa 1741 1. to conceive of or represent as a person or as having human qualities or powers 2. to be the embodiment or personification of ; incarnate < a teacher who personified patience > • personifier noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ПЕРСОНИФИЦИРОВАТЬ — (лат.). Олицетворять. Словарь иностранных слов, вошедших в состав русского языка. Чудинов А.Н., 1910. ПЕРСОНИФИЦИРОВАТЬ лат., от persona, лицо, и facere, делать. Олицетворять. Объяснение 25000 иностранных слов, вошедших в употребление в русский… …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

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