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Synonyms for shape up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shape-up(verb)

    a way of hiring longshoremen by the day; applicants gather around a union boss who selects those to be hired

  2. progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up(verb)

    develop in a positive way

    "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, fare, mature, set ahead, come, bring forward, build up, come along, board, pass on, get along, win, supercharge, kick upstairs, progress, maturate, pull ahead, come on, make headway, go up, advance, surface, upgrade, make out, encourage, further, come up, gain, bestride, elevate, age, mount up, do, draw close, draw near, boost, go on, gain ground, jump on, raise, work up, move on, get on, get on with, hop on, senesce, approach, show up, turn up, climb on, get along with, appear, come near, mount, march on, come out, be on, near, promote, get ahead, build

Wiktionary

  1. shape up(verb)

    Synonyms:
    pull ones socks up, improve, pull ones finger out

  2. shape up(verb)

    Synonyms:
    become, turn into, turn out

How to say shape up in sign language?

  1. shapeup

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Translations for shape up

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  • sich entwickelnGerman
  • de vorm aannemenDutch
  • подтянутьсяRussian
  • forma sig, komma i form, rycka upp sigSwedish
  • gelişmek, iyi yolda olmak, iyi gitmek, biçimlenmekTurkish

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