English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
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cast, mold, mould, stampnoun
the distinctive form in which a thing is made
"pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
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
mold, mould, castnoun
container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
loose soil rich in organic matter
mildew, mold, mouldnoun
the process of becoming mildewed
a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold
"a lobster mold"; "a gelatin dessert made in a mold"
a distinctive nature, character, or type
"a leader in the mold of her predecessors"
mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculptureverb
sculpture produced by molding
model, mold, mouldverb
form in clay, wax, etc
"model a head with clay"
become moldy; spoil due to humidity
"The furniture molded in the old house"
cast, mold, mouldverb
form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
"cast a bronze sculpture"
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
shape, form, work, mold, mould, forgeverb
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"
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
fit tightly, follow the contours of
"The dress molds her beautiful figure"
determine, shape, mold, influence, regulateverb
shape or influence; give direction to
"experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
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
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How to use mold in a sentence?
You can not be on social media all the time, checking your likes and your comments. You have to trust in what youre doing, and in your purpose, and move forward, you can not be scrolling and go, Oh, people dont like this, or, They dont like this hair color, and then mold yourself to fit what a small group of people who have ever-changing opinions think about you. Dont let that s -- t guide you. Thats not a north star. Thats the devil.
And in reverse, many older partners want a younger partner that they can teach and mold.
Existing water damage can lead to big problems if left untreated, look for evidence around sinks, plumbing fixtures, and under windows for mold, broken caulking and leaking around sinks, or bubbling paint on drywall.
Stormy situations mask the radiance of events and mold a person's soul coherent to their thrust....
The men and women in these roles have the power to decide and mold what the story is, who is in the story, and how the story is told.
Translations for mold
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- floridura, motle, motlleCatalan, Valencian
- plíseň, formaCzech
- Form, SchimmelGerman
- μούχλα, καλούπιGreek
- patrón, modelar, molde, moho, copia, formar, troquel, moldura, moldear, reproducción, tierra blanda, forma, modeloSpanish
- muokkautua, muoto, valumuotti, muotoutua, olemus, muokata, muotoilla, muotti, home, multa, piirteet, valosFinnish
- moisissure, moisi, mouleFrench
- snas, múscán, múnlaIrish
- ձուլել, կաղապար, բորբոսArmenian
- calco, muffa, stampoItalian
- gietvorm, vormgeven, schimmel, vorm, vormen, mal, de vorm aannemen vanDutch
- kształtować, formować, modelować, pleśńPolish
- se moldar, modelar, moldar, bolor, molde, mofoPortuguese
- формировать, формовать, литейная форма, плесень, лепитьRussian
- плесан, buđ, буђ, plesanSerbo-Croatian
- kalıp, küfTurkish
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