1. 1〔身体〕the body
    • 人間の体
    • the human body
    • 体を鍛える
    • build up one's body/work out/〔試合などに備えてトレーニングする〕train
    • 体の痛み
    • physical pain
    • 体の大きい[小さい]人
    • a big [small] person
    • 体のがっしりした男
    • a well-built man
    • 体をかがめて床の上の本を拾った
    • She bent [stooped] over to pick up the book on the floor.
    • 足を伸ばして体を楽にした
    • He stretched out his legs and made himself comfortable.
    • この服は体に合わない
    • This suit doesn't fit me.
    • 子供が大きくなってズボンが体に合わなくなった
    • The child has outgrown his trousers.
    • 体一つ離す[離される]
    • 〔競泳で〕be one length ahead [behind]
    • 体で覚えた技は絶対に忘れない
    • You never forget a skill if you have practiced it until it becomes automatic.
    • 男は体中あざだらけだった
    • The man was black and blue all over.
    • 明日になったら体が空きます
    • I'll be free tomorrow.
  1. 2〔体の状態〕health
    • 体の丈夫な[弱い]子
    • a healthy [delicate] child
    • 体の具合がよい[悪い]
    • I am in good [poor] health.
    • 彼は生まれつき体がじょうぶだ
    • He has a strong constitution.
    • この食物は体によい[悪い]
    • This food is good [bad] for the health.
    • 彼は飲み過ぎて体を壊した
    • He ruined [wrecked] his health by drinking too much.
    • これ以上体が続きそうもない
    • I'm afraid I can't keep this up any longer.
    • 体をもっと大切にしなさい
    • Take better care of your health.
    • お体をお大事に
    • Please take good care of yourself.
    • 彼女は体を売って家族を養っていた
    • She supported her family by selling her body.
  1. 体を粉にして働くwork oneself to the bone
    • 体を張っても彼らの計画を阻止する
    • I'll thwart their plan even at the risk of my life.
    • ついに彼女は体を許した
    • She finally 「gave herself to [went to bed with] him.
    • 彼女の体付きは頑丈だ[ほっそりしている]
    • She has a strong [slender] build.
    • ずんぐりした体付きの男
    • a man of stocky build [physique]/a stocky man
    • あの兄弟は体付きがそっくりだ
    • The brothers are exactly alike in build.
  1. 1〔身体〕
    • 少年は素早くボールから体をかわした
    • The boy nimbly dodged the ball.
    • 野党の非難に対し首相はうまく体をかわした
    • The prime minister neatly sidestepped [evaded] the opposition party's criticisms.
  1. 2〔形〕a shape; a form
    • 論文がやっと体を成してきた
    • My thesis is finally beginning to take shape.
  1. 3〔本体〕
    • 名は体を表す
    • The identity of a thing is to be found in its name./The name of a thing 「reveals its identity [shows what it is].
  1. 1〔様子,態度〕an attitude
    • さあらぬ体で
    • nonchalantly/as if nothing had happened
    • ほうほうの体で帰って来た
    • I hurried home, 「thoroughly beaten [with my tail between my legs].
    • 彼女は全く困惑の体だった
    • She was the very picture of embarrassed confusion.
  1. 2〔体裁〕
    • 体よく断った
    • I declined tactfully [politely].
    • それでは体のよい詐欺ではないか
    • That's virtually the same as fraud!/That's just a polite name for fraud!