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    Definition of personify in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGpersonifiesPRpersonifyingPT, PPpersonifiedPREPerso-SUF-ify
    1. VT To be an example of; to have all the attributes of.
      1. Mozart could be said to personify the idea of a musical genius.
    2. VT To create a representation of an abstract quality in the form of a literary character.
      1. The writer personified death in the form of the Grim Reaper.
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The writer personified death in the form of the Grim Reaper.
      • Mozart could be said to personify the idea of a musical genius.
      • Thatched cottages, manors, old mills, venerable churches and wooded lanes personify a John Bull fancy, neatly tucked into gentle hill folds.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
      • Transitive verbs
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    Meaning of personify for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "personify" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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