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Antonyms for mold
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cast, mold, mould, stamp(noun)

    the distinctive form in which a thing is made

    "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"

    Synonyms:
    plaster cast, seal, form, pestle, postage, legal tender, modeling, mould, revenue stamp, cast, plaster bandage, shape, roll, molding, tender, cast of characters, postage stamp, moulding, mildew, dramatis personae, stamp, hurl, clay sculpture, casting, impression

  2. mold, mould, cast(noun)

    container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens

    Synonyms:
    plaster cast, mildew, modeling, mould, form, cast, plaster bandage, shape, roll, dramatis personae, cast of characters, moulding, molding, stamp, hurl, clay sculpture, casting

  3. mold, mould(noun)

    loose soil rich in organic matter

    Synonyms:
    cast, mould, modeling, stamp, moulding, clay sculpture, mildew, molding

  4. mildew, mold, mould(noun)

    the process of becoming mildewed

    Synonyms:
    cast, mould, modeling, stamp, moulding, clay sculpture, mildew, molding

  5. mold, mould(noun)

    a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter

    Synonyms:
    cast, mould, modeling, stamp, moulding, clay sculpture, mildew, molding

  6. mold, mould(noun)

    a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold

    "a lobster mold"; "a gelatin dessert made in a mold"

    Synonyms:
    cast, mould, modeling, stamp, moulding, clay sculpture, mildew, molding

  7. mold, mould(noun)

    a distinctive nature, character, or type

    "a leader in the mold of her predecessors"

    Synonyms:
    cast, mould, modeling, stamp, moulding, clay sculpture, mildew, molding

  8. mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture(verb)

    sculpture produced by molding

    Synonyms:
    modelling, cast, mould, modeling, stamp, border, model, moulding, clay sculpture, casting, mildew, molding

  9. model, mold, mould(verb)

    form in clay, wax, etc

    "model a head with clay"

    Synonyms:
    mildew, mock up, mould, pose, form, cast, work, determine, simulate, posture, sit, influence, pattern, model, regulate, forge, shape

  10. mold, mildew(verb)

    become moldy; spoil due to humidity

    "The furniture molded in the old house"

    Synonyms:
    cast, regulate, mould, shape, influence, model, work, forge, mildew, form, determine

  11. cast, mold, mould(verb)

    form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold

    "cast a bronze sculpture"

    Synonyms:
    influence, mildew, vagabond, barf, work, vomit up, ramble, put, cat, spue, range, be sick, wander, sick, stray, rove, honk, forge, frame, roll, regulate, chuck, puke, throw, disgorge, form, redact, mould, vomit, upchuck, model, purge, regorge, cast, shape, hurtle, cast off, shake off, throw off, swan, throw away, tramp, contrive, drop, draw, spew, hurl, regurgitate, throw up, drift, couch, project, retch, roam, shed, determine

  12. shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge(verb)

    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:
    spring, knead, turn, operate, act, shape, bring, model, excogitate, imprint, work out, run, spurt, function, put to work, organize, forge, lick, take form, solve, make, regulate, determine, figure out, cast, form, fake, mould, sour, invent, play, exploit, make for, spirt, go, take shape, fashion, do work, hammer, organise, mildew, puzzle out, act upon, counterfeit, process, crop, work, ferment, influence, work on, constitute, formulate, wreak, cultivate, exercise, contrive, devise

  13. mold(verb)

    fit tightly, follow the contours of

    "The dress molds her beautiful figure"

    Synonyms:
    cast, regulate, mould, shape, influence, model, work, forge, mildew, form, determine

  14. determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate(verb)

    shape or influence; give direction to

    "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"

    Synonyms:
    mildew, settle, baffle, square up, work, shape, fix, find, square off, forge, modulate, regulate, determine, see, find out, govern, cast, form, define, specify, mould, regularize, watch, regularise, tempt, charm, make up one's mind, decide, ascertain, influence, limit, act upon, learn, set, model, order, check

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mold

    In some cases a thing is spoken of as bent where the parts make an angle; but oftener to bend is understood to be to draw to or through a curve; as, to bend a bow. To submit or yield is to bend the mind humbly to another's wishes. To incline or influence is to bend another's wishes toward our own; to persuade is to draw them quite over. To warp is to bend silently through the whole fiber, as a board in the sun. To crook is to bend irregularly, as a crooked stick. Deflect, deviate, and diverge are said of any turning away; deviate commonly of a slight and gradual movement, diverge of a more sharp and decided one. To bias is to cut across the texture, or incline to one side; in figurative use always with an unfavorable import. Mold is a stronger work than bend; we may bend by a superior force that which still resists the constraint; as, a bent bow; we mold something plastic entirely to some desired form.

    Synonyms:
    bend, bias, bow, crook, curve, deflect, deviate, diverge, incline, influence, persuade, stoop, submit, turn, twine, twist, warp, yield

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mold

    Antonyms:
    distort, strain, pervert, misshape

    Synonyms:
    fashion, shape, manipulate, form, cast, configure

Editors Contribution

  1. fungus

    the mold was on the mushroom!

    Submitted by anonymous on October 6, 2019  

How to use mold in a sentence?

  1. Ted Richards:

    There’s no doubt that when they made me they broke the mold.

  2. Jennifer Shu:

    Individuals who are sensitive or allergic to mold may experience nasal congestion or wheezing, in general, mold creates more of an 'ick' factor than actual illness.

  3. Bernard Rollin:

    In some ways, there's a big debate about whether you should adopt a puppy or an older dog, and there are advantages to both. If you adopt a puppy, you've got to housebreak, you have to train, et cetera. On the other hand, you get to mold that dog a little bit more, when you adopt an adult dog, you're getting a package you don't necessarily know what's inside, but you don't have to house train and so forth, and a lot of shelters have the previous owner write up a detailed account of that dog.

  4. Elizabeth Lombardo:

    Breaking your own mold can only make you stronger and more confident to reach higher levels in your professional and personal life.

  5. Mike Smith:

    I think right now because of what happened, people are looking for answers, you walk into a gun shop and you expect to see people, frankly, who look like me. I think we forget we’re a country of all people, not just people who fit that predetermined mold.

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