Synonyms for shape
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Make is essentially causative; to the idea of cause all its various senses may be traced (compare synonyms for CAUSE). To make is to cause to exist, or to cause to exist in a certain form or in certain relations; the word thus includes the idea of create, as in Gen. i, 31, "And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good." Make includes also the idea of compose, constitute; as, the parts make up the whole. Similarly, to cause a voluntary agent to do a certain act is to make him do it, or compel him to do it, compel fixing the attention more on the process, make on the accomplished fact. Compare COMPEL; DO; INFLUENCE; (make better) AMEND; (make haste) QUICKEN; (make known) ANNOUNCE; AVOW; CONFESS; (make prisoner) ARREST; (make up) ADD; (make void) CANCEL.
See synonyms for ABOLISH; BREAK; DEMOLISH.
become, bring about, bring into being, bring to pass, cause, compel, compose, constitute, constrain, construct, create, do, effect, establish, execute, fabricate, fashion, force, frame, get, make, make out, make up, manufacture, occasion, perform, reach, render, require
Make of, out of, or from certain materials, into a certain form, for a certain purpose or person; made with hands, by hand; made by a prisoner, with a jack-knife.
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shape, form, configuration, contour, conformationnoun
any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
"he could barely make out their shapes"
course, figure, flesh, conformity, contour line, frame, kind, conformation, word form, physical body, soma, descriptor, human body, contour, grade, sort, form, mannikin, mannequin, physique, phase, cast, configuration, class, variant, abidance, constellation, pattern, bod, anatomy, signifier, embodiment, chassis, manikin, variety, strain, condition, compliance, var., material body, manakin, build
the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
"geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
course, figure, flesh, frame, kind, conformation, word form, physical body, soma, descriptor, human body, contour, grade, sort, form, mannikin, mannequin, physique, phase, cast, configuration, class, variant, pattern, bod, anatomy, signifier, embodiment, chassis, manikin, variety, strain, condition, var., material body, manakin, build
human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, fleshnoun
alternative names for the body of a human being
"Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
framing, course, skeletal system, figure, flesh, pulp, frame, variety, kind, conformation, figure of speech, image, chassis, physical body, trope, frame of reference, soma, haoma, human body, underframe, strain, contour, grade, systema skeletale, general anatomy, cast, form, mannikin, inning, physique, phase, mannequin, condition, skeleton, body-build, habitus, configuration, fig, variant, number, digit, class, pattern, bod, name, skeletal frame, signifier, embodiment, descriptor, manikin, public figure, sort, anatomy, word form, var., design, material body, manakin, build
a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept
"a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life"
avatar, contour, conformation, incarnation, figure, physical body, material body, configuration, frame, form, cast, build, chassis, anatomy, bod, condition, flesh, pattern, soma, embodiment, human body, physique
form, shape, castnoun
the visual appearance of something or someone
"the delicate cast of his features"
hurl, course, figure, flesh, dramatis personae, frame, cast of characters, kind, conformation, sort, chassis, condition, physical body, soma, stamp, roll, human body, plaster cast, contour, grade, cast, form, mannikin, mould, mannequin, physique, phase, word form, configuration, class, variant, mold, pattern, bod, signifier, embodiment, casting, descriptor, plaster bandage, manikin, variety, strain, anatomy, var., material body, manakin, build
the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
contour, form, experimental condition, cast, condition, figure, physical body, material body, conformation, precondition, status, stipulation, build, chassis, anatomy, bod, frame, physique, embodiment, flesh, pattern, circumstance, soma, configuration, consideration, human body, term
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, SHAPEnoun
the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe
form, shape, patternverb
a perceptual structure
"the composition presents problems for students of musical form"; "a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"
course, figure, flesh, formula, frame, kind, conformation, sort, chassis, condition, physical body, radiation diagram, soma, rule, human body, blueprint, radiation pattern, contour, grade, cast, form, mannikin, mannequin, physique, phase, word form, configuration, class, variant, convention, practice, approach pattern, pattern, bod, signifier, embodiment, descriptor, manikin, variety, strain, normal, anatomy, traffic pattern, var., design, material body, manakin, build
determine, shape, mold, influence, regulateverb
shape or influence; give direction to
"experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
mildew, settle, baffle, square up, work, fix, find, square off, forge, modulate, regulate, determine, see, find out, govern, cast, form, define, specify, mould, regularize, watch, regularise, mold, tempt, charm, make up one's mind, decide, ascertain, influence, limit, act upon, learn, set, model, order, check
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, 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, mold, organise, mildew, puzzle out, act upon, counterfeit, process, crop, work, ferment, influence, work on, constitute, formulate, wreak, cultivate, exercise, contrive, devise
give shape or form to
"shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"
the term pince comes from the french verb pincer (to pinch): the pinces are internal stitch folds designed to shape a garment.
the clothing designers are best known for adding pinces when drawing patterns for ladies slacks and skirts as well as mens trousers.
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Song lyrics by shape -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by shape on the Lyrics.com website.
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We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us.
The question for me is when we look at these changes, and we say the shape of this bone is different, the shape of that bone is different, it's hard for me to say that they are equivalent changes.
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.”
As the same fire assumes different shapes When it consumes objects differing in shape, So does the one Self take the shape Of every creature in whom he is present.
The most important thing about being able to change you shape in flight is that every flight speed, every maneuver has a different shape that's optimal.
Translations for shape
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- شكل, أشكالArabic
- আকৃতি, আকারBengali
- formarCatalan, Valencian
- forma, formovat, tvar, utvářet, tvarovat, stavCzech
- Zustand, formen, FormGerman
- muovata, muoto, kunto, muotoillaFinnish
- forme, donner une forme, formerFrench
- cumadh, cruthScottish Gaelic
- מצב, עיצב, צורהHebrew
- forma, alakHungarian
- վիճակ, ձեւArmenian
- modellare, sagoma, formaItalian
- 様子, ようす, 形態, 形状, 形作る, 型, 形Japanese
- figura, formaLatin
- toestand, status, staat, conditie, vorm, fysiekDutch
- estado, forma, modelar, condiçãoPortuguese
- formă, stareRomanian
- состояние, фигура, формаRussian
- oblikovati, oblikaSlovene
- form, tillstånd, formaSwedish
- ఆకృతి, స్థితి, ఆకారం, ఆకారము, రూపుదిద్దుTelugu
- hình dángVietnamese
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