Noun Definition

body

1.Definition: a collection of particulars considered as a system

"A body of law", "A body of doctrine", "A body of precedents"

Category: General

2.Definition: 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"

Category: General

3.Definition: a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person

"They found the body in the lake"

Category: General

4.Definition: a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)

Related Noun(s):soundbox

Category: Objects

5.Definition: an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects

"Heavenly body"

Category: Objects

6.Definition: the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

Related Noun(s):trunk, torso

Category: General

7.Definition: the central message of a communication

"The body of the message was short"

Category: General

8.Definition: the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

"He felt as if his whole body were on fire"

Category: General

9.Definition: the external structure of a vehicle

"The body of the car was badly rusted"

Category: Objects

10.Definition: the main mass of a thing

Category: General

11.Definition: the property of holding together and retaining its shape

"Wool has more body than rayon", "When the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"

Related Noun(s):consistence, substance, consistency

Category: General