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See definition of forming on Dictionary.com
  • as inconstituent
  • as inmaking
  • as information
  • as inorganization
  • as insynthesis

synonyms for forming

  • basic
  • combining
  • composing
  • division
  • essential
  • factor
  • fraction
  • fundamental
  • ingredient
  • integral
  • portion
  • constituting
  • elemental

antonyms for forming

MOST RELEVANT
  • accessory
  • additional
  • auxiliary
  • extra
  • inessential
  • minor
  • nonessential
  • secondary
  • unimportant
  • whole
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    How to use forming in a sentence

    All our intelligent students will insist upon learning what they can of these discussions and forming opinions for themselves.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    So far, except that he possessed an exceptionally charming voice, I had no chance of forming an opinion of my cousin's fiancé.
    UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
    Oh that their ranks could be kept filled and that a mould so unique was being used to its fullest in forming new regulars.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    The backs are mostly cut the reverse way of the grain to the present rule, forming what are now termed "slab" backs.
    VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
    His corps bore its share in the horrors of the retreat from Moscow, forming for some time the rear guard.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    Streptococci are arranged side by side, forming chains of variable length (Fig. 114).
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Starch is insoluble in cold water, but by boiling, it dissolves, forming a thick paste.
    ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
    On three sides the surrounding ground rose steeply, forming an irregular horseshoe mound that opened to the west.
    UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
    The added Portraits all neatly inlaid, and the whole forming a rare and highly interesting Collection.
    NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO FORMING

    • basic
    • combining
    • composing
    • constituting
    • division
    • elemental
    • essential
    • factor
    • forming
    • fraction
    • fundamental
    • ingredient
    • integral
    • portion
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.