Definition of personify:
represent, externalize, cost, bathos, body forth, exist, impersonate, characterization, substitute, contain, embody, dramatic irony, device, imitate, establish, instantiate, follow, Be, comprise, typify, copy, exemplify, objectify, express, complete, live, epitomize, body, personalize, come down to, personate, dialog, exteriorize, symbolize, define, characterize, anthropomorphic, equal, dialogue, materialize, enter into, make up, incarnate, constitute, incorporate, feature, manifest, pose, substantiate, allegory, deus ex machina.
- "Nature Mysticism", J. Edward Mercer.
For " life and action" not being peculiar to persons, there must be something else than these ascribed, to form the figure; and, surely, the objects which Fancy thinks it right to personify, are not always " inanimate."- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
- "The Perfect Wagnerite A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring", George Bernard Shaw.