HyperDic: mold

English > 14 senses of the word mold:
VERBcreationmold, model, mouldform in clay, wax, etc
changemold, mildewbecome moldy
creationmold, cast, mouldform by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
creationmold, shape, form, work, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
contactmoldfit tightly, follow the contours of
cognitionmold, determine, shape, influence, regulateshape or influence
NOUNshapemold, cast, mould, stampthe distinctive form in which a thing is made
artifactmold, mould, castcontainer into which liquid / liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
substancemold, mouldloose soil rich in organic matter
processmold, mildew, mouldthe process of becoming mildewed
plantmold, moulda fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
foodmold, moulda dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold
attributemold, moulda distinctive nature, character, or type
artifactmold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpturesculpture produced by molding / molding
mold > pronunciation
Soundsmow'ld
Rhymesbehold ... wold: 49 rhymes with owld...
English > mold: 14 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningThe distinctive form in which a thing is made.
Synonymscast, mould, stamp
BroadersolidA three-dimensional shape
Spanishmolde
Catalanmotlle
Verbsmoldform by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
moldmake something, usually for a specific function
moldform in clay, wax, etc
English > mold: 14 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningcontainer into which liquid / liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens.
Synonymsmould, cast
NarrowerformA mold for setting concrete
matrixmold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface
pig bed, pigmold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast
sandboxmold consisting of a box with sand shaped to mold metal
BroadercontainerAny object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
Spanishmolde, vaciado
Catalanmatriu, motle, motlle
Verbsmoldform by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
moldform in clay, wax, etc
English > mold: 14 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningLoose soil rich in organic matter.
Synonymmould
Narrowerleaf mold, leaf mould, leaf soilsoil composed mainly of decaying leaves
Broadersoil, dirtThe part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
Spanishmoho
Catalanfloridura, verdet
English > mold: 14 senses > noun 4, process
MeaningThe process of becoming mildewed.
Synonymsmildew, mould
Broaderspoilage, spoilingThe process of becoming spoiled
Verbsmoldbecome moldy
English > mold: 14 senses > noun 5, plant
MeaningA fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter.
Synonymmould
NarrowermucorAny mold of the genus Mucor
rhizopusAny of various rot causing fungi of the genus Rhizopus
water moldParasitic or saprobic organisms living chiefly in fresh water or moist soil
BroaderfungusAn organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter
Spanishmicetes, moho
Catalanfloridura, florit, verdet
Adjectivesmoldycovered with or smelling of mold
Verbsmoldbecome moldy
English > mold: 14 senses > noun 6, food
MeaningA dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold.
Examples
  • "a lobster mold"
  • "a gelatin dessert made in a mold"
Synonymmould
Broaderdessert, sweet, aftersA dish served as the last course of a meal
dishA particular item of prepared food
English > mold: 14 senses > noun 7, attribute
MeaningA distinctive nature, character, or type.
Example"a leader in the mold of her predecessors"
Synonymmould
Broaderhallmark, trademark, earmark, stylemarkA distinctive characteristic or attribute
English > mold: 14 senses > noun 8, artifact
Meaningsculpture produced by molding / molding.
Synonymsmould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture
BroadersculptureA three-dimensional work of plastic art
Spanishmolde, vaciado
Catalanmotlle, motllura
Verbsmoldform by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
moldform in clay, wax, etc
English > mold: 14 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningform in clay, wax, etc.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he mold his major works over a short period of time?
Synonymsmodel, mould
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
Broadershape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
Spanishmodelar, moldear
Adjectivesmoldablecapable of being molded / molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material)
Nounsmoldcontainer into which liquid / liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
moldsculpture produced by molding / molding
moldthe distinctive form in which a thing is made
moldinga preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
moldingthe act of creating something by casting it in a mold
English > mold: 14 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome moldy; spoil due to humidity.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s something
Example"The furniture molded in the old house"
Synonymmildew
Narrowerdry-rotaffect or be affected with dry rot
smutBecome affected with smut
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishenmohecerse
Catalanflorir-se, rovellar-se
Nounsmolda fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
moldthe process of becoming mildewed
English > mold: 14 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningform by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscast, mould
Narrowerpress, press outPress from a plastic
recast, remold, remouldcast again
sand castpour molten metal into a mold / mold of sand
Broadershape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
Spanishmoldear
Catalanfondre, modelar
Adjectivesmoldablecapable of being molded / molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material)
Nounsmoldcontainer into which liquid / liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
mold, moldingsculpture produced by molding / molding
moldthe distinctive form in which a thing is made
moldingthe act of creating something by casting it in a mold
English > mold: 14 senses > verb 4, creation
Meaningmake something, usually for a specific function.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"She molded the rice balls carefully"
Synonymsshape, form, work, mould, forge
Narrowerbeatshape by beating
carveform by carving
cast, mold, mouldform by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
chipform by chipping
cut outform and create by cutting out
grindShape or form by grinding
handbuild, hand-build, coilmake without a potter's wheel
hillform into a hill
layermake or form a layer
machineTurn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery
model, mold, mouldform in clay, wax, etc
moundform into a rounded elevation
preformform or shape beforehand or determine the shape of beforehand
preformform into a shape resembling the final / final, desired one
puddlesubject to puddling or form by puddling
reshape, remoldshape again or shape differently
roughcastshape roughly
sculpt, sculpturecreate by shaping stone / stone or wood or any other hard material
sinterCause (ores or powdery metals) to become a coherent mass by heating without melting
stampform or cut out with a mold, form, or die
swage, upsetform metals with a swage
throwmake on a potter's wheel
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Similar towork, work on, processshape, form, or improve a material
Spanishconstituir, falsificar, forjar, formar, fraguar, modelar, moldear, plasmar
Catalanconstituir, donar forma, falsificar, forjar, formar, modelar
Nounsmoldthe distinctive form in which a thing is made
English > mold: 14 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningfit tightly, follow the contours of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The dress molds her beautiful figure"
Broadercling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohereCome or be in close contact with
English > mold: 14 senses > verb 6, cognition
Meaningshape or influence; give direction to.
PatternSomething ----s something; Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
Example "mold public opinion"
Synonymsdetermine, shape, influence, regulate
Narrowercarry weightHave influence to a specified degree
decideInfluence or determine
dispose, inclinemake receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief
indexAdjust through indexation
indispose, disinclinemake unwilling
miscreateshape or form or make badly
paceregulate or set the pace of
predetermineDetermine beforehand
reshapeshape anew or differently
timeSet the speed, duration, or execution of
Broadercause, do, makegive rise to
Spanishdeterminar, forjar, formarse, influenciar, influir, moldear, regularizarse
Catalandeterminar, forjar, formar-se, influenciar, influir, regularitzar-se

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