Definitions for: Incarnate

[adj] invested with a bodily form especially of a human body; "a monarch...regarded as a god incarnate"
[adj] possessing or existing in bodily form; "what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare; "an incarnate spirit"; "`corporate' is an archaic term"
[v] make concrete and real
[v] represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"

Webster (1913) Definition: In*car"nate, a. [Pref. in- not + carnate.]
Not in the flesh; spiritual. [Obs.]

I fear nothing . . . that devil carnate or incarnate
can fairly do. --Richardson.

In*car"nate, a. [L. incarnatus, p. p. of incarnare
to incarnate, pref. in- in + caro, carnis, flesh. See
1. Invested with flesh; embodied in a human nature and form;
united with, or having, a human body.

Here shalt thou sit incarnate. --Milton.

He represents the emperor and his wife as two devils
incarnate, sent into the world for the destruction
of mankind. --Jortin.

2. Flesh-colored; rosy; red. [Obs.] --Holland.

In*car"nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incarnated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Incarnating.]
To clothe with flesh; to embody in flesh; to invest, as
spirits, ideals, etc., with a human from or nature.

This essence to incarnate and imbrute, That to the
height of deity aspired. --Milton.

In*car"nate, v. i.
To form flesh; to granulate, as a wound. [R.]

My uncle Toby's wound was nearly well -- 't was just
beginning to incarnate. --Sterne.

Synonyms: bodied, body forth, corporal, corporate, corporeal, embodied, embody, material, substantiate

Antonyms: disincarnate

See Also: actualise, actualize, be, realise, realize, substantiate

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