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See definition of shape on Dictionary.com
  • nounform, structure
  • nouncondition, health
  • verbform, create
  • verbdevise, plan

synonyms for shape

  • architecture
  • aspect
  • body
  • configuration
  • contour
  • format
  • frame
  • model
  • outline
  • pattern
  • shadow
  • silhouette
  • appearance
  • build
  • cast
  • chassis
  • circumscription
  • conformation
  • constitution
  • construction
  • cut
  • embodiment
  • figure
  • guise
  • likeness
  • lineation
  • lines
  • look
  • make
  • metamorphosis
  • mold
  • profile
  • semblance
  • simulacrum
  • stamp
  • symmetry
See also synonyms for: shapeable / shaped / shapes / shaping
  • build
  • carve
  • construct
  • embody
  • fashion
  • forge
  • frame
  • mold
  • produce
  • assemble
  • cast
  • chisel
  • crystallize
  • cut
  • fabricate
  • hew
  • knead
  • make
  • mint
  • model
  • pat
  • pattern
  • sculpture
  • sketch
  • stamp
  • streamline
  • trim
  • whittle
  • block out
  • bring together
  • roughhew
  • throw together
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antonyms for shape

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  • difference
  • reality
    • demolish
    • destroy
    • dismantle
    • raze
    • ruin
    • lose
    • deform
    • neglect
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    Based on an estimated total of 157 stones placed at the site around 4,200 years ago, the researchers 3-D printed 27 stones of all sizes and shapes.
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    WORDS RELATED TO SHAPE

    • acclimate
    • accommodate
    • adjust
    • conform
    • fit
    • reconcile
    • shape
    • tailor
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