Detailed Translations for personification from English to German


personification [the ~] noun

  1. the personification
  2. the personification (embodiment; incarnation)
    die Verkörperung
  3. the personification (growing up; embodiment; incarnation)
  4. the personification (incarnation)
    die Verkörperung; die Inkarnation

Translation Matrix for personification:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Erwachsen werden embodiment; growing up; incarnation; personification
Inkarnation incarnation; personification
Personifizierung personification
Verkörperung embodiment; incarnation; personification figure of speech
- incarnation; prosopopoeia

Related Words for "personification":

Synonyms for "personification":

Related Definitions for "personification":

  1. the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.1
  2. representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature1
  3. a person who represents an abstract quality1
    • she is the personification of optimism1

Wiktionary Translations for personification:

  1. person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea
  2. figure of speech
  3. artistic representation of an abstract quality as a human
  1. Repräsentation von Tieren, Pflanzen, Naturgewalten, Gegenständen, toten Personen oder abstrakten Wesenheiten durch menschliche Gestalten

Cross Translation:
personification Personifikation; Personifizierung; Verkörperung personnificationaction de personnifier, consistant à faire d’un être inanimé ou d’une abstraction un personnage réel.


to personify verb (personifies, personified, personifying)

  1. to personify (represent; portray; interpret; impersonate)
    darstellen; wiedergeben; ausdrücken
    • darstellen verb (stelle dar, stellst dar, stellt dar, stellte dar, stelltet dar, dargestellt)
    • wiedergeben verb (gebe wieder, gibst wieder, gibt wieder, gab wieder, gabt wieder, wiedergegeben)
    • ausdrücken verb (drücke aus, drückst aus, drückt aus, drückte aus, drücktet aus, ausgedrückt)
  2. to personify (embody; epitomize; epitomise)
    verkörpern; personifizieren
    • verkörpern verb (verkörpere, verkörperst, verkörpert, verkörperte, verkörpertet, verkörpert)
    • personifizieren verb (personifiziere, personifizierst, personifiziert, personifizierte, personifiziertet, personifiziert)

Conjugations for personify:

  1. personify
  2. personify
  3. personifies
  4. personify
  5. personify
  6. personify
simple past
  1. personified
  2. personified
  3. personified
  4. personified
  5. personified
  6. personified
present perfect
  1. have personified
  2. have personified
  3. has personified
  4. have personified
  5. have personified
  6. have personified
past continuous
  1. was personifying
  2. were personifying
  3. was personifying
  4. were personifying
  5. were personifying
  6. were personifying
  1. shall personify
  2. will personify
  3. will personify
  4. shall personify
  5. will personify
  6. will personify
continuous present
  1. am personifying
  2. are personifying
  3. is personifying
  4. are personifying
  5. are personifying
  6. are personifying
  1. be personified
  2. be personified
  3. be personified
  4. be personified
  5. be personified
  6. be personified
  1. personify!
  2. let's personify!
  3. personified
  4. personifying
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for personify:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
ausdrücken impersonate; interpret; personify; portray; represent blab; chat; chatter; crush; express; express oneself; formulate; give expression to; have a conversation; impersonate; narrate; peg out; phrase; pinch out; put into words; rattle; relate; reveal oneself; speak; squeeze; squeeze dry; squeeze empty; squeeze out; talk; tell; utter; ventilate; verbalise; verbalize; voice; word
darstellen impersonate; interpret; personify; portray; represent act; act a part; depict; describe; display; dramatise; dramatize; draw; exhibit; figure; impersonate; imply; indicate; outline; paint; perform; picture; play; play the role of; play-act; point to; portray; pose; pretend; show; signify; sketch; stand for; suggest
personifizieren embody; epitomise; epitomize; personify
verkörpern embody; epitomise; epitomize; personify
wiedergeben impersonate; interpret; personify; portray; represent announce; describe; inform; pay back; play; recite; refund; repeat; report; reproduce; state
- be; body; embody; personate

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Synonyms for "personify":

Related Definitions for "personify":

  1. attribute human qualities to something1
  2. represent, as of a character on stage1
  3. invest with or as with a body; give body to1

Wiktionary Translations for personify:

  1. to be an example of
  2. to create a representation in the form of a literary character