part of speech: noun
definition 1: all the physical material that makes up a person or animal, including limbs, organs, tissue, and other parts.
definition 2: the main part of a person or animal, not including the head, arms, and legs.
- A lizard has a long body and short legs.
synonyms: torso, trunk
definition 3: the main part of anything.
- The body of the rocket will remain in orbit.
synonyms: bulk, core, mass
definition 4: a group of people or things thought of as a whole.
- The student body elected her president.
definition 5: a separate mass of land, water, or other matter.
- The Dead Sea is a large body of water between Israel and Jordan.