from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Invested with bodily nature and form: an incarnate spirit.
- adj. Embodied in human form; personified: a villain who is evil incarnate.
- adj. Incarnadine.
- transitive v. To give bodily, especially human, form to.
- transitive v. To personify.
- transitive v. To realize in action or fact; actualize: a community that incarnates its founders' ideals.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Embodied in flesh; given a bodily, especially a human, form; personified.
- adj. Flesh-colored, crimson.
- v. To incarn; to become covered with flesh, to heal over.
- v. To make carnal, to reduce the spiritual nature of.
- v. To embody in flesh, invest with a bodily, especially a human, form.
- v. To put into or represent in a concrete form, as an idea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not in the flesh; spiritual.
- adj. Invested with flesh; embodied in a human nature and form; united with, or having, a human body.
- adj. Flesh-colored; rosy; red.
- transitive v. To clothe with flesh; to embody in flesh; to invest, as spirits, ideals, etc., with a human from or nature.
- intransitive v. To form flesh; to granulate, as a wound.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To clothe with flesh; embody in flesh.
- To form flesh; heal, as a wound, by granulation.
- Invested with flesh; embodied in flesh.
- Of a red color; flesh-colored.
- Not carnate or in the flesh; divested of a body; disembodied.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make concrete and real
- adj. invested with a bodily form especially of a human body
- adj. possessing or existing in bodily form
- v. represent in bodily form
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 Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ecclesiastical Latin incarnatus, past participle of incarnari ("be made flesh"), from in- + caro ("flesh"). (Wiktionary)
From the past participle stem of Latin incarnare ("make flesh"), from in- + caro ("flesh"). (Wiktionary)