HyperDic: deform

English > 6 senses of the word deform:
VERBcontactdeformmake formless
contactdeform, contort, distort, wringtwist and press out of shape
contactdeform, flex, bend, twist, turncause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form
changedeformbecome misshapen
changedeform, distort, strainalter the shape of (something) by stress
changedeform, change shape, change formassume a different shape or form
deform > pronunciation
Soundsdiy.fao'rm
Rhymesbarnstorm ... windstorm: 29 rhymes with aorm...
English > deform: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake formless.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"the heat deformed the plastic sculpture"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishdeformar
Catalandeformar
Nounsdeformationalteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it
English > deform: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTwist and press out of shape.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscontort, distort, wring
Narrowermorphchange shape as via computer animation
Broadertwist, twine, distortform into a spiral shape
Similar towring, wrenchTwist and compress, as if in pain or anguish
wringTwist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid
Spanishalterar, deformar, desfigurar, distorsionar, tergiversar
Catalanalterar, desfigurar, distorsionar, tergiversar
Nounsdeformationthe act of twisting or deforming the shape / shape of something (e.g., yourself)
deformationalteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it
English > deform: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningCause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey deform the glass tubes
Synonymsflex, bend, twist, turn
Entailed bycurl, curve, kinkform a curl, curve, or kink
Narrowerconvolve, convolutecurl, wind, or twist together
crankbend into the shape of a crank
gnarlTwist into a state of deformity
incurvateCause to curve / curve inward
indent, dentmake a depression into
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
OppositeunbendFree from flexure
Spanishcurvar, doblar, girar, rotar, torcer
Catalancorbar, doblar, doblegar, encorbar, enroscar, girar, rotar, tòrçar, torçar, tòrcer, trenar
Nounsdeformationthe act of twisting or deforming the shape / shape of something (e.g., yourself)
deformationalteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it
English > deform: 6 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningBecome misshapen.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The sidewalk deformed during the earthquake"
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
Spanishdeformar
Catalandeformar
Nounsdeformationa change for the worse
deformationalteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it
English > deform: 6 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningAlter the shape of (something) by stress.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"His body was deformed by leprosy"
Synonymsdistort, strain
Narrowerjaundicedistort adversely
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Spanishdeformar, distorsionar
Catalandeformar
Nounsdeformationalteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it
English > deform: 6 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningassume a different shape or form.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymschange shape, change form
Narrowerbend, flexform a curve
bulge, pouch, protrudeSwell or protrude outwards
deformBecome misshapen
dinge, battermake a dent or impression in
drawcontract
flatten, flatten outBecome flat or flatter
flex, bend, deform, twist, turnCause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form
granulate, grainBecome granular
rollTake the shape of a roll or cylinder
roll up, furlform into a cylinder by rolling
sharpen, taper, pointGive a point to
start, protrude, pop, pop out, bulge, bulge out, bug out, come outbulge outward
twist, twine, distortform into a spiral shape
unfold, stretch, stretch out, extendExtend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishcambiar de forma, deformar
Catalandeformar
Nounsdeformationalteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it

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