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Another word for form

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Noun
  1. The external outline of a thing

    See also:

    surface

  2. A document used in applying, as for a job

    See also:

    words

    seek

  3. An accepted way of doing something

    See also:

    usual

  4. A conventional social gesture or act without intrinsic purpose

    See also:

    usual

    ritual

  5. A state of sound readiness

    See also:

    better

  6. A hollow device for shaping a fluid or plastic substance

    See also:

    surface

Verb
  1. To give form to by or as if by pressing and kneading

    See also:

    surface

  2. To create by combining parts or elements

    See also:

    make

  3. To come gradually to have

    See also:

    get

  4. To be the constituent parts of

    See also:

    be

Another word for form

Synonym Study

  • Configuration stresses the relative disposition of parts or elements an irregular configuration of streets, the configuration of the landscape
  • Shape , although also stressing outline, is usually applied to something that has mass or bulk and may refer to nonphysical concepts her story began to take shape
  • Outline is used of the lines bounding the limits of an object and, in an extended sense, suggests a general plan without detail
  • Figure is applied to physical form as determined by the bounding lines or surfaces
  • Form denotes the arrangement of the parts of a thing that gives it its distinctive appearance and is the broadest term here, applying also to abstract concepts