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.