transitive verb Date: 1714 to divest of a body, of corporeal existence, or of reality

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  • Disembody — Dis em*bod y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disembodied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disembodying}.] 1. To divest of the body or corporeal existence. [1913 Webster] Devils embodied and disembodied. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) To disarm and disband, as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disembody — index disband Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disembody — [dis΄im bäd′ē, dis′im bäd΄ē] vt. disembodied, disembodying to free from bodily existence; make incorporeal disembodied adj. disembodiment n …   English World dictionary

  • disembody — disembodied ► ADJECTIVE 1) separated from or existing without the body. 2) (of a sound) lacking any obvious physical source. DERIVATIVES disembodiment noun disembody verb …   English terms dictionary

  • disembody — disembodiment, n. /dis em bod ee/, v.t., disembodied, disembodying. to divest (a soul, spirit, etc.) of a body. [1705 15; DIS 1 + EMBODY] * * * …   Universalium

  • disembody — verb a) To cause ones soul, spirit, or consciousness to become separated from the physical body. b) To separate from an object or group …   Wiktionary

  • disembody — dis·em·bod·y || ‚dɪsɪm bÉ’dɪ v. separate body and spirit; disconnect from the body …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disembody — [dɪsɪm bɒdi, dɪsɛm ] verb (disembodies, disembodying, disembodied) separate (something) from its material form. Derivatives disembodiment noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • disembody — dis·embody …   English syllables

  • disembody — dis•em•bod•y [[t]ˌdɪs ɛmˈbɒd i[/t]] v. t. bod•ied, bod•y•ing to divest (a soul, spirit, etc.) of a body • Etymology: 1705–15 dis em•bod′i•ment, n …   From formal English to slang

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