- Present participle of personify.
Variant of personify
transitive verbpersonified, personifying
- to think or speak of (a thing) as having life or personality; represent as a person: to personify a ship by referring to it as “she”
- to symbolize (an abstract idea) by a human figure, as in art
- to be a symbol or perfect example of (some quality, thing, or idea); typify; embody
Origin of personifyFrench personifier: see person and amp; -fy