part of speech: noun

inflections: bodies

definition 1: all the physical material that makes up a person or animal, including limbs, organs, tissue, and other parts.

antonyms: soul

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.