Definition of BODIES

noun : BODIES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person; "they found the body in the lake" ;

  • 4. (

    ) an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects; "heavenly body" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a collection of particulars considered as a system; "a body of law"; "a body of doctrine"; "a body of precedents" ;

  • 8. (

    ) the central message of a communication; "the body of the message was short" ;

  • 9. (

    ) the main mass of a thing ;

  • 10. (

    ) a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin) ;

  • 11. (

    ) the external structure of a vehicle; "the body of the car was badly rusted" ;

verb : BODIES

Source: WordNet 3.1


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