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Individual vs. Body — What's the Difference?

Individual vs. Body — What's the Difference?

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Individual

An individual is that which exists as a distinct entity. Individuality (or self-hood) is the state or quality of being an individual; particularly (in the case of humans) of being a person unique from other people and possessing one's own needs or goals, rights and responsibilities.
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Body

The physical structure, including the bones, flesh, and organs, of a person or an animal
It's important to keep your body in good condition
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Individual

Single; separate
Individual tiny flowers
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Body

The main section of a motor vehicle or aircraft
The body of the aircraft was filled with smoke
The factory had produced more car bodies than needed
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Individual

Of or for a particular person
The individual needs of the children
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Body

The main or central part of something, especially a building or text
The main body of the house was built in 1625
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Individual

A single human being as distinct from a group
Boat trips for parties and individuals
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Body

A large amount or collection of something
Large bodies of seawater
A rich body of Canadian folklore
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Individual

Of or relating to an individual, especially a single human
Individual consciousness.
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Body

A material object
The path taken by the falling body
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Individual

By or for one person
Individual work.
An individual portion.
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Body

A full or substantial quality of flavour in wine
Best of all, this wine has body and finish
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Individual

Existing as a distinct entity; separate
Individual drops of rain.
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Body

A woman's close-fitting stretch garment for the upper body, fastening at the crotch.
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Individual

Marked by or expressing individuality; distinctive or individualistic
An individual way of dressing.
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Body

(in pottery) a clay used for making the main part of ceramic ware, as distinct from a glaze.
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Individual

Special; particular
Each variety of melon has its individual flavor and texture.
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Body

Give material form to something abstract
He bodied forth the traditional Prussian remedy for all ills
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Individual

Serving to identify or set apart
"There was nothing individual about him except a deep scar ... across his right cheek" (Rebecca West).
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Body

Build the bodywork of (a motor vehicle)
An era when automobiles were bodied over wooden frames
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Individual

A single human considered apart from a society or community
The rights of the individual.
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Body

The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or other animal.
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Individual

A human regarded as a distinctive or unique personality
Always treated her clients as individuals.
Felt he was quite an individual.
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Body

The physical aspect of a person as opposed to the spirit; the flesh.
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Individual

A single organism as distinguished from a species, community, or group.
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Body

A corpse or carcass.
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Individual

A member of a collection or set; a specimen.
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Body

The trunk or torso of a human or animal.
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Individual

A person considered alone, rather than as belonging to a group of people.
He is an unusual individual.
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Body

The part of a garment covering the torso.
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Individual

(legal) A single physical human being as a legal subject, as opposed to a legal person such as a corporation.
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Body

A human; a person
A kindly body.
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Individual

An object, be it a thing or an agent, as contrasted to a class.
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Body

A group of individuals regarded as an entity; a corporation.
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Individual

(statistics) An element belonging to a population.
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Body

A number of persons, concepts, or things regarded as a group
We walked out in a body.
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Individual

Relating to a single person or thing as opposed to more than one.
As we can't print them all together, the individual pages will have to be printed one by one.
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Body

(Anatomy) The largest or principal part of an organ; corpus.
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Individual

Intended for a single person as opposed to more than one person.
Individual personal pension; individual cream cakes
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Body

The nave of a church.
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Individual

Not divisible without losing its identity.
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Body

The content of a book or document exclusive of prefatory matter, codicils, indexes, or appendices.
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Individual

Not divided, or not to be divided; existing as one entity, or distinct being or object; single; one; as, an individual man, animal, or city.
Mind has a being of its own, distinct from that of all other things, and is pure, unmingled, individual substance.
United as one individual soul.
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Body

The passenger- and cargo-carrying part of an aircraft, ship, or other vehicle.
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Individual

Of or pertaining to one only; peculiar to, or characteristic of, a single person or thing; distinctive; as, individual traits of character; individual exertions; individual peculiarities.
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Body

(Music) The sound box of an instrument.
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Individual

A single person, animal, or thing of any kind; a thing or being incapable of separation or division, without losing its identity; especially, a human being; a person.
An object which is in the strict and primary sense one, and can not be logically divided, is called an individual.
That individuals die, his will ordains.
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Body

A mass of matter that is distinct from other masses
A body of water.
A celestial body.
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Individual

An independent, or partially independent, zooid of a compound animal.
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Body

A collection or quantity, as of material or information
The body of evidence.
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Individual

A human being;
There was too much for one person to do
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Body

Consistency of substance, as in paint, textiles, or wine
A sauce with body.
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Individual

A single organism
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Body

(Printing) The part of a block of type underlying the impression surface.
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Individual

Being or characteristic of a single thing or person;
Individual drops of rain
Please mark the individual pages
They went their individual ways
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Body

To furnish with a body.
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Individual

Separate and distinct from others of the same kind;
Mark the individual pages
On a case-by-case basis
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Body

To give shape to. Usually used with forth
“Imagination bodies forth the forms of things unknown” (Shakespeare).
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Individual

Characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing;
An individual serving
Separate rooms
Single occupancy
A single bed
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Body

To play defense with one's body up against (that of another player) so as to restrict the player's mobility, as in basketball.
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Individual

Concerning one person exclusively;
We all have individual cars
Each room has a private bath
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Body

To collide with and force (another player) in a certain direction
Bodied him off the puck.
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Body

Physical frame.
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Body

The physical structure of a human or animal seen as one single organism.
I saw them walking from a distance, their bodies strangely angular in the dawn light.
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Body

The fleshly or corporeal nature of a human, as opposed to the spirit or soul.
The body is driven by desires, but the soul is at peace.
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Body

A corpse.
Her body was found at four o'clock, just two hours after the murder.
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Body

A person.
What's a body gotta do to get a drink around here?
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Body

(sociology) A human being, regarded as marginalized or oppressed.
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Body

Main section.
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Body

The torso, the main structure of a human or animal frame excluding the extremities (limbs, head, tail).
The boxer took a blow to the body.
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Body

The largest or most important part of anything, as distinct from its appendages or accessories.
The bumpers and front tyres were ruined, but the body of the car was in remarkable shape.
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Body

(archaic) The section of a dress extending from the neck to the waist, excluding the arms.
Penny was in the scullery, pressing the body of her new dress.
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Body

The content of a letter, message, or other printed or electronic document, as distinct from signatures, salutations, headers, and so on.
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Body

A bodysuit.
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Body

(programming) The code of a subroutine, contrasted to its signature and parameters.
In many programming languages, the method body is enclosed in braces.
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Body

Coherent group.
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Body

A group of people having a common purpose or opinion; a mass.
I was escorted from the building by a body of armed security guards.
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Body

An organisation, company or other authoritative group.
The local train operating company is the managing body for this section of track.
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Body

A unified collection of details, knowledge or information.
We have now amassed a body of evidence which points to one conclusion.
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Body

Material entity.
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Body

Any physical object or material thing.
All bodies are held together by internal forces.
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Body

(uncountable) Substance; physical presence.
We have given body to what was just a vague idea.
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Body

(uncountable) Comparative viscosity, solidity or substance (in wine, colours etc.).
The red wine, sadly, lacked body.
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Body

An agglomeration of some substance, especially one that would be otherwise uncountable.
The English Channel is a body of water lying between Great Britain and France.
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Body

(printing) The shank of a type, or the depth of the shank (by which the size is indicated).
A nonpareil face on an agate body
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Body

(geometry) A three-dimensional object, such as a cube or cone.
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Body

To give body or shape to something.
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Body

To construct the bodywork of a car.
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Body

(transitive) To embody.
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Body

To murder someone.
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Body

To utterly defeat someone.
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Body

To hard counter a particular character build or play style. Frequently used in the passive voice form, get bodied by.
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Body

The material organized substance of an animal, whether living or dead, as distinguished from the spirit, or vital principle; the physical person.
Absent in body, but present in spirit.
For of the soul the body form doth take.For soul is form, and doth the body make.
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Body

The trunk, or main part, of a person or animal, as distinguished from the limbs and head; the main, central, or principal part, as of a tree, army, country, etc.
Who set the body and the limbsOf this great sport together?
The van of the king's army was led by the general; . . . in the body was the king and the prince.
Rivers that run up into the body of Italy.
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Body

The real, as opposed to the symbolical; the substance, as opposed to the shadow.
Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.
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Body

A person; a human being; - frequently in composition; as, anybody, nobody.
A dry, shrewd kind of a body.
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Body

A number of individuals spoken of collectively, usually as united by some common tie, or as organized for some purpose; a collective whole or totality; a corporation; as, a legislative body; a clerical body.
A numerous body led unresistingly to the slaughter.
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Body

A number of things or particulars embodied in a system; a general collection; as, a great body of facts; a body of laws or of divinity.
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Body

Any mass or portion of matter; any substance distinct from others; as, a metallic body; a moving body; an aëriform body.
By collision of two bodies, grindThe air attrite to fire.
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Body

Amount; quantity; extent.
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Body

That part of a garment covering the body, as distinguished from the parts covering the limbs.
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Body

The bed or box of a vehicle, on or in which the load is placed; as, a wagon body; a cart body.
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Body

The shank of a type, or the depth of the shank (by which the size is indicated); as, a nonpareil face on an agate body.
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Body

A figure that has length, breadth, and thickness; any solid figure.
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Body

Consistency; thickness; substance; strength; as, this color has body; wine of a good body.
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Body

The central, longitudinal framework of a flying machine, to which are attached the planes or aërocurves, passenger accommodations, controlling and propelling apparatus, fuel tanks, etc. Also called fuselage.
As to the persons who compose the body politic or associate themselves, they take collectively the name of "people", or "nation".
Sol gold is, and Luna silver we threpe (=call), Mars yren (=iron), Mercurie quicksilver we clepe, Saturnus lead, and Jupiter is tin, and Venus coper.
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Body

To furnish with, or as with, a body; to produce in definite shape; to embody.
Imagination bodies forthThe forms of things unknown.
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Body

The entire physical structure of an organism (especially an animal or human being);
He felt as if his whole body were on fire
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Body

Body of a dead animal or person;
They found the body in the lake
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Body

A group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity;
The whole body filed out of the auditorium
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Body

The body excluding the head and neck and limbs;
They moved their arms and legs and bodies
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Body

An individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects;
Heavenly body
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Body

A collection of particulars considered as a system;
A body of law
A body of doctrine
A body of precedents
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Body

The external structure of a vehicle;
The body of the car was badly rusted
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Body

The property of holding together and retaining its shape;
When the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake
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Body

The central message of a communication;
The body of the message was short
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Body

Invest with or as with a body; give body to
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