To body forth
Body Bod"y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bodied} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bodying}.] To furnish with, or as with, a body; to produce in definite shape; to embody. [1913 Webster]

{To body forth}, to give from or shape to mentally. [1913 Webster]

Imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • To put forth — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To call forth — Call Call (k[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Called} (k[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calling}] [OE. callen, AS. ceallian; akin to Icel. & Sw. kalla, Dan. kalde, D. kallen to talk, prate, OHG. kall[=o]n to call; cf. Gr. ghry ein to speak, sing, Skr. gar …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To lay forth — Lay Lay (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To bring forth — Bring Bring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bringing}.] [OE. bringen, AS. bringan; akin to OS. brengian, D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth. briggan.] 1. To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • body forth — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To represent (an abstraction, for example) in or as if in bodily form: embody, exteriorize, externalize, incarnate, manifest, materialize, objectify, personalize, personify, substantiate. See SUBSTITUTE …   English dictionary for students

  • Body — Bod y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bodied} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bodying}.] To furnish with, or as with, a body; to produce in definite shape; to embody. [1913 Webster] {To body forth}, to give from or shape to mentally. [1913 Webster] Imagination… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Body Worlds — (German title: Körperwelten) is a traveling exhibition of preserved human bodies and body parts that are prepared using a technique called plastination to reveal inner anatomical structures. The exhibition s developer and promoter is a German… …   Wikipedia

  • body — [bäd′ē] n. pl. bodies [ME bodi, bodig < OE bodig, trunk, chest, orig. sense “cask,” akin to MLowG boddike, tub for brewing, OHG botah; prob. < It bottega, shop < L apotheca: see APOTHECARY] 1. the whole physical structure and substance… …   English World dictionary

  • body — ► NOUN (pl. bodies) 1) the physical structure, including the bones, flesh, and organs, of a person or an animal. 2) the torso. 3) a corpse. 4) the main or central part of something. 5) a mass or collection. 6) an organized group of people with a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Forth (programming language) — infobox programming language name = Forth paradigm = Procedural, stack oriented year = 1970s designer = Charles H. Moore typing = typeless dialects = colorForth, Open Firmware implementations = Forth, Inc., GNU Forth, MPE influenced by =… …   Wikipedia

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