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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·son·i·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Personified p. pr. & vb. n. Personifying ]
 1. To regard, treat, or represent as a person; to represent as a rational being.
    The poets take the liberty of personifying inanimate things.   --Chesterfield.
 2. To be the embodiment or personification of; to impersonate; as, he personifies the law.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 personify
      v 1: invest with or as with a body; give body to [syn: body]
      2: represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was
         Hamlet" [syn: embody, be]
      3: attribute human qualities to something; "The Greeks
         personated their gods ridiculous" [syn: personate]
      [also: personified]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 personified
      See personify