IMBOD'Y, v.t. [in and body.] To form into a body; to invest with matter; to make corporeal; as, to imbody the soul or spirit.

An opening cloud reveals

A heavenly form, imbodied and array'd

With robes of light.

1. To form into a body, collection or system; as, to imbody the laws of a state in a code.

2. To bring into a band, company, regiment, brigade, army, or other regular assemblage; to collect; as, to embody the forces of a nation.

Then Clausus came, who led a numerous band

Of troops imbodied.

IMBOD'Y, v.i. To unite in a body, mass or collection; to coalesce.