a. Invested with bodily nature and form: an incarnate spirit.
b. Embodied in human form; personified: a villain who is evil incarnate.
tr.v. (-nāt′) in·car·nat·ed, in·car·nat·ing, in·car·nates
a. To give bodily, especially human, form to.
b. To personify.
2. To realize in action or fact; actualize: a community that incarnates its founders' ideals.
[Middle English, from Late Latin incarnātus, past participle of incarnāre, to make flesh : Latin in-, causative pref.; see IN-2 + Latin carō, carn-, flesh; see sker-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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