from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To free (the soul or spirit) from the body.
- transitive v. To divest of material existence or substance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cause one's soul, spirit, or consciousness to become separated from the physical body.
- v. To separate from an object or group
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To divest of the body or corporeal existence.
- transitive v. To disarm and disband, as a body of soldiers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To divest of body; free from flesh.
- To discharge from military incorporation; disarm (a military body) and release from service for a specified period: as, the militia was disembodied.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. free from a body or physical form or reality
dis- + embody (Wiktionary)