Definitions of body:
  • noun:   the external structure of a vehicle
    Example: "The body of the car was badly rusted"
  • noun:   the entire physical structure of an organism (especially an animal or human being)
    Example: "He felt as if his whole body were on fire"
  • noun:   body of a dead animal or person
    Example: "They found the body in the lake"
  • noun:   the central message of a communication
    Example: "The body of the message was short"
  • noun:   a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    Example: "The whole body filed out of the auditorium"
  • noun:   a collection of particulars considered as a system
    Example: "A body of law"
  • noun:   an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects
    Example: "Heavenly body"
  • noun:   the property of holding together and retaining its shape
  • noun:   the body excluding the head and neck and limbs
  • verb:   invest with or as with a body; give body to
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #11915)

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