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form

form as in create (as an entity)
  • "social groups form everywhere"
  • "They formed a company"

Synonyms

  • organizecreate (as an entity); cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea ; plan and direct (a complex undertaking); bring order and organization to; arrange by systematic planning and united effort; form or join a union
  • organisebring order and organization to; create (as an entity); form or join a union; cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea ; arrange by systematic planning and united effort; plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
form as in to compose or represent
  • "This wall forms the background of the stage setting"
  • "The branches made a roof"
  • "This makes a fine introduction"

Synonyms

  • constituteform or compose; create and charge with a task or function; to compose or represent; set up or lay the groundwork for
  • makea recognizable kind; the act of mixing cards haphazardly ; engage in; give certain properties to something; make or cause to be or to become; cause to do; give rise to; create or manufacture a man-made product; make, formulate, or derive in the mind; compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; create by artistic means; earn on some commercial or business transaction; create or design, often in a certain way; to compose or represent; reach a goal; be or be capable of being changed or made into; make by shaping or bringing together constituents; perform or carry out; make by combining materials and parts; change from one form into another; act in a certain way so as to acquire; charge with a function; achieve a point or goal; reach a destination, either real or abstract; institute, enact, or establish; carry out or commit; form by assembling individuals or constituents; organize or be responsible for; put in order or neaten; head into a specified direction; have a bowel movement; undergo fabrication or creation; be suitable for; add up to; amount to; constitute the essence of; appear to begin an activity; proceed along a path; reach in time; gather and light the materials for; prepare for eating by applying heat; induce to have sex; assure the success of; represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; consider as being; calculate as being; cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; favor the development of; develop into; behave in a certain way; eliminate urine
form as in develop into a distinctive entity
  • "our plans began to take shape"

Synonyms

  • take formdevelop into a distinctive entity
  • take shapedevelop into a distinctive entity
  • springthe season of growth; a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed; a natural flow of ground water ; a point at which water issues forth ; the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length ; a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards ; move forward by leaps and bounds; develop into a distinctive entity; spring back; develop suddenly; produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly
form as in give shape or form to
  • "shape the dough"
  • "form the young child's character"

Synonyms

  • shapeshape or influence; make something, usually for a specific function; give shape or form to; any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; alternative names for the body of a human being; a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept; the visual appearance of something or someone; the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape') ; the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe ; a perceptual structure
form as in make something, usually for a specific function
  • "She molded the rice balls carefully"
  • "Form cylinders from the dough"
  • "shape a figure"
  • "Work the metal into a sword"

Synonyms

  • shapeshape or influence; make something, usually for a specific function; give shape or form to; any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; alternative names for the body of a human being; a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept; the visual appearance of something or someone; the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape') ; the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe ; a perceptual structure
  • workactivity directed toward making or doing something; a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; the occupation for which you are paid; applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading); (physics) a manifestation of energy; a place where work is done; the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it); exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; be employed; have an effect or outcome; perform as expected when applied; shape, form, or improve a material; give a workout to; proceed along a path; operate in a certain place, area, or specialty; proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity; move in an agitated manner; cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; cause to work; prepare for crops; behave in a certain way when handled; have and exert influence or effect; operate in or through; cause to operate or function; provoke or excite; gratify and charm, usually in order to influence; make something, usually for a specific function; move into or onto; make uniform; use or manipulate to one's advantage; find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; cause to undergo fermentation; go sour or spoil; arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion
  • moldform in clay, wax, etc; become moldy; form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; make something, usually for a specific function; fit tightly, follow the contours of; shape or influence; the distinctive form in which a thing is made; container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens ; loose soil rich in organic matter ; the process of becoming mildewed ; a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter ; a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold; a distinctive nature, character, or type; sculpture produced by molding
  • mouldform in clay, wax, etc; form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; make something, usually for a specific function; loose soil rich in organic matter ; the distinctive form in which a thing is made; the process of becoming mildewed ; a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter ; a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold; a distinctive nature, character, or type; sculpture produced by molding ; container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
  • forgefurnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping ; a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering ; create by hammering; make a copy of with the intent to deceive; come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; move ahead steadily; move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy ; make something, usually for a specific function; make out of components (often in an improvising manner)
form as in establish or impress firmly in the mind
  • "We imprint our ideas onto our children"

Synonyms

  • imprintestablish or impress firmly in the mind; mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; a distinctive influence; a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; an identification of a publisher; an impression produced by pressure or printing ; a device produced by pressure on a surface
form as in assume a form or shape
  • "the water formed little beads"
form as in the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
  • "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"

Synonyms

  • word formthe phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
  • signifierthe phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
  • descriptorthe phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; a piece of stored information that is used to identify an item in an information storage and retrieval system
form as in a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
  • "sculpture is a form of art"
  • "what kinds of desserts are there?"

Synonyms

  • kinda category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; agreeable, conducive to comfort; tolerant and forgiving under provocation
  • sortexamine in order to test suitability; arrange or order by classes or categories; a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; an approximate definition or example; a person of a particular character or nature; an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion
  • varietya collection containing a variety of sorts of things; noticeable heterogeneity; (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics; a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances ; a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; a difference that is usually pleasant
form as in a perceptual structure
  • "the composition presents problems for students of musical form"
  • "a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"

Synonyms

  • shapeshape or influence; make something, usually for a specific function; give shape or form to; any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; alternative names for the body of a human being; a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept; the visual appearance of something or someone; the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape') ; the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe ; a perceptual structure
  • patternplan or create according to a model or models ; form a pattern; a perceptual structure; a customary way of operation or behavior; a decorative or artistic work; something regarded as a normative example; a model considered worthy of imitation; something intended as a guide for making something else; the path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing to land at an airport; graphical representation (in polar or Cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle
form as in any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
  • "he could barely make out their shapes"

Synonyms

  • shapeshape or influence; make something, usually for a specific function; give shape or form to; any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; alternative names for the body of a human being; a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept; the visual appearance of something or someone; the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape') ; the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe ; a perceptual structure
  • configurationan arrangement of parts or elements; any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
  • contourform the contours of ; a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height ; any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); a feature (or the order or arrangement of features) of anything having a complex structure
  • conformationa symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing ; any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); acting according to certain accepted standards
form as in alternative names for the body of a human being
  • "Leonardo studied the human body"
  • "he has a strong physique"
  • "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

Synonyms

  • human bodyalternative names for the body of a human being
  • physical bodyalternative names for the body of a human being
  • material bodyalternative names for the body of a human being
  • somaleafless East Indian vine; personification of a sacred intoxicating drink used in Vedic ritual ; alternative names for the body of a human being
  • buildconstitution of the human body ; alternative names for the body of a human being; make by combining materials and parts; form or accumulate steadily; build or establish something abstract; improve the cleansing action of; order, supervise, or finance the construction of; give form to, according to a plan; be engaged in building; found or ground; bolster or strengthen; develop and grow
  • figurejudge to be probable ; be or play a part of or in; imagine; make a mathematical calculation or computation ; understand; a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; alternative names for the body of a human being; one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; a model of a bodily form (especially of a person); a well-known or notable person; a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape ; an amount of money expressed numerically; the impression produced by a person; the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense ; a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground ; a decorative or artistic work; a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating
  • physiqueconstitution of the human body ; alternative names for the body of a human being
  • anatomythe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals ; alternative names for the body of a human being; a detailed analysis
  • shapeshape or influence; make something, usually for a specific function; give shape or form to; any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; alternative names for the body of a human being; a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept; the visual appearance of something or someone; the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape') ; the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe ; a perceptual structure
  • bodalternative names for the body of a human being
  • chassisalternative names for the body of a human being; a metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic device ; the skeleton of a motor vehicle consisting of a steel frame supported on springs that holds the body and motor
  • frameenclose in or as if in a frame; enclose in a frame, as of a picture ; take or catch as if in a snare or trap; formulate in a particular style or language; make up plans or basic details for; construct by fitting or uniting parts together ; the framework for a pair of eyeglasses ; a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film ; alternative names for the body of a human being; (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat ; a single drawing in a comic strip ; an application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently ; a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning ; the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal ; the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape; a structure supporting or containing something ; a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror; one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided
  • fleshremove adhering flesh from (hides) when preparing leather manufacture ; the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat ; alternative names for the body of a human being; a soft moist part of a fruit
form as in the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
  • "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"

Synonyms

  • shapeshape or influence; make something, usually for a specific function; give shape or form to; any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; alternative names for the body of a human being; a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept; the visual appearance of something or someone; the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape') ; the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe ; a perceptual structure
form as in the visual appearance of something or someone
  • "the delicate cast of his features"

Synonyms

  • shapeshape or influence; make something, usually for a specific function; give shape or form to; any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; alternative names for the body of a human being; a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept; the visual appearance of something or someone; the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape') ; the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe ; a perceptual structure
  • castthe actors in a play ; container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens ; the distinctive form in which a thing is made; the visual appearance of something or someone; bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal ; object formed by a mold ; the act of throwing dice ; the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel ; a violent throw ; put or send forth; deposit; select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; throw forcefully ; assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; get rid of; choose at random; formulate in a particular style or language; eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
form as in a printed document with spaces in which to write
  • "he filled out his tax form"
form as in (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
  • "a new strain of microorganisms"

Synonyms

  • variantdiffering from a norm or standard; exhibiting variation and change; an event that departs from expectations ; (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; a variable quantity that is random ; something a little different from others of the same type
  • strainto exert much effort or energy; test the limits of; use to the utmost; separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious; become stretched or tense or taut; remove by passing through a filter; rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender; alter the shape of (something) by stress; (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces ; difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension; a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress; a special variety of domesticated animals within a species; (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); the general meaning or substance of an utterance; an effortful attempt to attain a goal ; an intense or violent exertion ; the act of singing
  • var.(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
form as in an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse
  • "the essay was in the form of a dialogue"
  • "he first sketches the plot in outline form"
form as in a particular mode in which something is manifested
  • "his resentment took the form of extreme hostility"
form as in (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system
  • "matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary"
  • "the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system"

Synonyms

  • phasearrange in phases or stages; adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition; any distinct time period in a sequence of events; (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; a particular point in the time of a cycle; (astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun)
form as in a body of students who are taught together
  • "early morning classes are always sleepy"

Synonyms

  • classarrange or order by classes or categories; a collection of things sharing a common attribute; a body of students who are taught together; people having the same social, economic, or educational status; education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; a league ranked by quality; a body of students who graduate together; (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders ; elegance in dress or behavior
  • gradeassign a rank or rating to; level to the right gradient ; assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; determine the grade of or assign a grade to ; a body of students who are taught together; a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; the gradient of a slope or road or other surface; one-hundredth of a right angle ; a degree of ablaut ; a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); the height of the ground on which something stands; a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed
  • courseas might be expected; move swiftly through or over; move along, of liquids; hunt with hounds; education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; a connected series of events or actions or developments; general line of orientation; a mode of action; a line or route along which something travels or moves; a body of students who are taught together; part of a meal served at one time; (construction) a layer of masonry; facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport
form as in an ability to perform well
  • "he was at the top of his form"
  • "the team was off form last night"
form as in a life-size dummy used to display clothes

    Synonyms

    • mannequina woman who wears clothes to display fashions; a life-size dummy used to display clothes
    • manikina person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal ; a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; a life-size dummy used to display clothes
    • mannikina person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal ; a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; a life-size dummy used to display clothes
    • manakina woman who wears clothes to display fashions; a life-size dummy used to display clothes ; any of numerous small bright-colored birds of Central America and South America having short bills and elaborate courtship behavior
    form as in a mold for setting concrete
    • "they built elaborate forms for pouring the foundation"