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Synonyms for mould
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mold, mould(noun)

    loose soil rich in organic matter

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

  2. 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, revenue stamp, cast, plaster bandage, shape, mold, roll, molding, tender, cast of characters, postage stamp, moulding, mildew, dramatis personae, stamp, hurl, clay sculpture, casting, impression

  3. mildew, mold, mould(noun)

    the process of becoming mildewed

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

  4. mold, mould(noun)

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

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

  5. 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, mold, modeling, stamp, moulding, clay sculpture, mildew, molding

  6. mold, mould(noun)

    a distinctive nature, character, or type

    "a leader in the mold of her predecessors"

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

  7. mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture(noun)

    sculpture produced by molding

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

  8. mold, mould, cast(verb)

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

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

  9. model, mold, mould(verb)

    form in clay, wax, etc

    "model a head with clay"

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

  10. 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, vomit, upchuck, model, purge, regorge, cast, shape, hurtle, mold, 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

  11. 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, sour, invent, play, exploit, make for, spirt, go, take shape, fashion, do work, hammer, mold, organise, mildew, puzzle out, act upon, counterfeit, process, crop, work, ferment, influence, work on, constitute, formulate, wreak, cultivate, exercise, contrive, devise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mould(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Sometimes written Mold.] loam

  2. mould(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mustiness, mildew, mouldiness, rust, blight, smut

  3. mould(n.)

    Synonyms:
    matrix, matrice

  4. mould(n.)

    Synonyms:
    form, shape, cast, fashion

  5. mould(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Sometimes written Mold.] form, shape, fashion, carve, model

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mould(n)

    Synonyms:
    matrix, matrice, pattern, model, mouldiness, mildew, blight, smut, fungus

  2. mould(v)

    Synonyms:
    form, shape, model, cast, knead

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mould":

    mold, mussel, moulds, mussels, mildew, rot, clam, botrytis, vomitus, wimp, fungus

How to pronounce mould?

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How to say mould in sign language?

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How to use mould in a sentence?

  1. Jimmy Page:

    Guitarist Keith kicked it off and I began to mould a riff around Guitarist Keith guitar part to augment the arrangement.

  2. Andrew Cooper:

    They break the mould of former leaders ... that focused much more on national politics and explicit ideological concerns.

  3. John Milton, Paradise Lost:

    Did I request thee Maker, from my clay, to mould me Man? Did I solicit thee from darkness, to promote me?

  4. Ryszard Kapuściński:

    Our job is like a baker's work -- his rolls are tasty as long as they're fresh; after two days they're stale; after a week, they're covered with mould and fit only to be thrown out.

  5. Charlotte Bronte:

    No mockery in the world ever sounds to me as hollow as that of being told to cultivate happiness Happiness is not a potato, to be planted in mould, and tilled with manure.


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