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Another word for shape

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Noun
  1. The external outline of a thing

      1. A usually repeating artistic or decorative design:
      2. A natural or accidental arrangement or sequence:
      3. A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things:
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
      1. A written or printed symbol representing something other than a letter, especially a number.
      2. Mathematical calculations:
      3. An amount represented in numbers:
      1. The structural arrangement of atoms in a compound or molecule.
      2. The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
      3. Gestalt.
      1. To throw (something, especially something light):
      2. To throw with force; hurl:
      3. To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
  2. A state of sound readiness

      1. To make neat or tidy by clipping, smoothing, or pruning:
      2. To remove the excess or unwanted parts from:
      3. To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. Good condition; proper form:
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
      1. The state or condition of being fit; suitability or appropriateness.
      2. Good health, especially good physical condition resulting from exercise and proper nutrition.
      3. The extent to which an organism is able to produce offspring in a particular environment.
      1. Proper or sound condition.
      2. Mental or emotional state; spirits:
      3. Loose sand or ore used to line the hearth of a reverberatory furnace in preparation for pouring molten metal.
      1. A mode or state of being:
      2. Existing circumstances:
      3. Social position; rank.
Verb
  1. To give form to by or as if by pressing and kneading

      1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
      2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
      3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
      1. A small object, usually built to scale, that represents in detail another, often larger object.
      2. A preliminary work or construction that serves as a plan from which a final product is to be made:
      3. Such a work or construction used in testing or perfecting a final product:
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
  2. To create by forming, combining, or altering materials

      1. To assemble, construct, or build.
      2. (idiomatic) In total.
      3. (psychology) Stable; competent; responsible.
      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
      2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
      3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
      1. To make or process (a raw material) into a finished product, especially by means of a large-scale industrial operation.
      2. To make or process (a product), especially with the use of industrial machines.
      3. To create, produce, or turn out in a mechanical manner:
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. A structure that gives shape or support:
      2. The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
      3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
      1. A furnace or hearth where metals are heated or wrought; a smithy.
      2. A workshop where pig iron is transformed into wrought iron.
      3. To form (metal, for example) by heating in a forge and beating or hammering into shape.
      1. The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior:
      2. Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode:
      3. Manner or mode; way:
      1. To make; create.
      2. To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts:
      3. To concoct in order to deceive:
      1. To form by assembling or combining parts; build.
      2. To create (an argument or a sentence, for example) by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
      3. To draw (a geometric figure) that meets specific requirements.
      1. To form by combining materials or parts; construct.
      2. To order, finance, or supervise the construction of:
      3. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:
      1. To bring or call together into a group or whole:
      2. To fit together the parts or pieces of:
      3. To gather together; congregate:
  3. To create by combining parts or elements

      1. Something made up of a number of parts that are held or put together in a particular way:
      2. The way in which parts are arranged or put together to form a whole; makeup:
      3. The interrelation or arrangement of parts in a complex entity:
      1. A usually repeating artistic or decorative design:
      2. A natural or accidental arrangement or sequence:
      3. A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things:
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
      1. To design, arrange, set up, or shape with a view to specific applications or uses:
      1. To make up the constituent parts of; constitute or form:
      2. To make or create by putting together parts or elements.
      3. To create or produce (a literary or musical piece).
      1. To form by combining materials or parts; construct.
      2. To order, finance, or supervise the construction of:
      3. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:

Another word for shape

Noun
  1. Form

  2. An actual form

      1. A structure that gives shape or support:
      2. The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
      3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
      1. To bring down (the foot) forcibly.
      2. To bring the foot down onto (an object or surface) forcibly.
      3. To cause to be dislodged by stomping the feet:
      1. A usually repeating artistic or decorative design:
      2. A natural or accidental arrangement or sequence:
      3. A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things:
  3. A phantom

      1. An apparition of someone that is believed to appear as a portent just before that person's death.
      2. The ghost of a dead person.
      3. Something faint or insubstantial:
      1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
      2. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
      3. The part of a picture or photograph depicting darkness or shadow.
      1. A ghostly figure; a specter.
      2. A sudden or unusual sight:
      3. The act of appearing; appearance.
  4. Condition

Verb
  1. To give shape

      1. The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior:
      2. Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode:
      3. Manner or mode; way:
      1. To throw (something, especially something light):
      2. To throw with force; hurl:
      3. To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
      1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
      2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
      3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
  2. To take shape