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synonyms for forming

  • assemble
  • build
  • complete
  • compose
  • constitute
  • construct
  • create
  • design
  • develop
  • establish
  • forge
  • found
  • organize
  • plan
  • set
  • set up
  • work
  • arrange
  • cast
  • conceive
  • concoct
  • consummate
  • contrive
  • cultivate
  • cut
  • devise
  • erect
  • fabricate
  • fashion
  • finish
  • fix
  • frame
  • invent
  • manufacture
  • model
  • mold
  • outline
  • pattern
  • perfect
  • plot
  • project
  • scheme
  • shape
  • structure
  • trace
  • block out
  • bring about
  • cook up
  • dream up
  • hammer out
  • knock off
  • make up
  • put together
  • throw together
  • turn out
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antonyms for forming

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  • decrease
  • demolish
  • destroy
  • disarrange
  • dismantle
  • disorder
  • disorganize
  • disperse
  • end
  • forget
  • halt
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • raze
  • ruin
  • scatter
  • stop
  • break
  • disturb
  • keep
  • tell truth
  • wreck
  • hurt
  • kill
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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
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WORDS RELATED TO FORMING

  • basic
  • combining
  • composing
  • constituting
  • division
  • elemental
  • essential
  • factor
  • forming
  • fraction
  • fundamental
  • ingredient
  • integral
  • portion
  • accomplishing
  • building
  • composing
  • constructing
  • creating
  • effecting
  • executing
  • fashioning
  • forging
  • forming
  • generating
  • manufacturing
  • originating
  • producing
  • shaping
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