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Synonyms for deform
dɪˈfɔrm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deform(verb)

    make formless

    "the heat deformed the plastic sculpture"

    Synonyms:
    change shape, change form, twist, flex, distort, bend, wring, strain, contort, turn

  2. contort, deform, distort, wring(verb)

    twist and press out of shape

    Synonyms:
    turn, warp, extort, strain, wring, bend, rack, wrench, color, twist, colour, falsify, squeeze, distort, garble, twine, tinge, contort, flex, change shape, change form, gouge

  3. flex, bend, deform, twist, turn(verb)

    cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

    "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"

    Synonyms:
    bend, wriggle, wrick, wind, change state, change form, crouch, contort, release, rick, work, call on, worm, bow, change by reversal, flex, convolute, deflect, move around, wrench, become, grow, turn, sour, reverse, sophisticate, change shape, sprain, curve, twist around, twist, twine, distort, ferment, wrestle, turn over, wring, plow, writhe, strain, squirm, turn away, pervert, stoop, plough

  4. deform(verb)

    become misshapen

    "The sidewalk deformed during the earthquake"

    Synonyms:
    change shape, change form, twist, flex, distort, bend, wring, strain, contort, turn

  5. deform, distort, strain(verb)

    alter the shape of (something) by stress

    "His body was deformed by leprosy"

    Synonyms:
    turn, warp, try, stress, strain, filter out, tense up, reach, wring, bend, tense, extend, color, twist, sift, separate out, filter, colour, falsify, puree, garble, strive, filtrate, twine, tinge, contort, flex, sieve, change shape, change form, distort

  6. change shape, change form, deform(verb)

    assume a different shape or form

    Synonyms:
    change form, twist, flex, change shape, bend, wring, strain, turn, contort, distort

Wiktionary

  1. deform(verb)

    To remove the form of.

    Synonyms:
    distort, contort, warp

  2. deform(verb)

    To remove the looks of; to disfigure; as, a face deformed by bitterness.

    Synonyms:
    contort, distort, warp

  3. deform(verb)

    To mar the character of; as, a marriage deformed by jealousy.

    Synonyms:
    warp, distort, contort

  4. deform(verb)

    To alter the shape of by stress.

    Synonyms:
    warp, contort, distort

  5. deform(verb)

    To become misshapen or changed in shape.

    Synonyms:
    warp, contort, distort

  6. deform(verb)

    Synonyms:
    warp, distort, contort

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deform

    Synonyms:
    deface, disfigure, mar, spoil

    Antonyms:
    adorn, beautify, bedeck, deck, decorate, embellish, garnish, gild, illustrate, ornament

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deform(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disfigure, deface, mar, injure, spoil, make unsightly, make ugly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    distort, bend, warp

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