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Synonyms for deform

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  1. deformverb

    contort, warp, distort

  2. deformverb

    To remove the form of.

    contort, distort, warp

  3. deformverb

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

    warp, contort, distort

  4. deformverb

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

    warp, contort, distort

  5. deformverb

    To alter the shape of by stress.

    warp, contort, distort

  6. deformverb

    To become misshapen or changed in shape.

    warp, distort, contort

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. deform

    deface, disfigure, mar, spoil

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. deformverb

    make formless

    "the heat deformed the plastic sculpture"

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

  2. contort, deform, distort, wringverb

    twist and press out of shape

    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, turnverb

    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"

    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. deformverb

    become misshapen

    "The sidewalk deformed during the earthquake"

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

  5. deform, distort, strainverb

    alter the shape of (something) by stress

    "His body was deformed by leprosy"

    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, deformverb

    assume a different shape or form

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. deformverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "deform":

    distort, bend, warp

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  1. Wen Yang:

    We were able to see how the collagen fibers deform without a catastrophic failure including the mechanisms of twisting, folding, sliding, stretching, delamination.

  2. Marc Neveu:

    When ice is warmer and squishier, it becomes more responsive to tidal forces that deform it, mimas lacked the minimum amount of heat to start with to get tidal forces to trigger runaway heating.

  3. Riek Machar:

    salva kiir is too deform to be reform

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