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  • To think of or represent (an inanimate object or abstraction) as having personality or the qualities, thoughts, or movements of a living being: "To make history or psychology alive I personify it” ( Anaïs Nin).
  • To represent (an object or abstraction) by a human figure.
  • To represent (an abstract quality or idea): This character personifies evil.
  • To be the embodiment or perfect example of: "Stalin now personified bolshevism in the eyes of the world” ( A.J.P. Taylor).