HyperDic: shape

English > 11 senses of the word shape / SHAPE:
NOUNattributeshape, form, configuration, contour, conformationany spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
Topsshape, formthe spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
bodyshape, human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, bod, chassis, frame, form, fleshalternative names for the body of a human being
cognitionshape, embodimenta concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept
attributeshape, form, castthe visual appearance of something or someone
stateshape, conditionthe state of (good) health (especially in the phrases 'in condition' or 'in shape' or 'out of condition' or 'out of shape')
groupSHAPE, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europethe supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe
cognitionshape, form, patterna perceptual structure
VERBcognitionshape, determine, mold, influence, regulateshape or influence
creationshape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
changeshape, formgive shape or form to
shape / SHAPE > pronunciation
Soundsshey'p
Rhymesagape ... videotape: 19 rhymes with eyp...
English > shape: 11 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAny spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline).
Example"he could barely make out their shapes"
Synonymsform, configuration, contour, conformation
AttributescrookedHaving or marked by bends or angles
straightHaving no deviations
NarrowerangularityThe property possessed by a shape that has angles
concavity, concavenessThe property possessed by a concave shape
convexity, convexnessThe property possessed by a convex shape
crookednessHaving or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles
curvature, curveThe property possessed by the curving of a line or surface
dullness, bluntnessWithout sharpness or clearness of edge or point
lobularityThe property of having lobules
narrowingAn instance of becoming narrow
roundnessThe property possessed by a line or surface that is curved and not angular
sharpness, keennessthinness of edge or fineness of point
straightnessfreedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles
stratificationA layered configuration
topographyThe configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features
Broaderspatial property, spatialityAny property relating to or occupying space
Spanishconfiguración, conformación, contorno, forma
Catalanconfiguració, forma
Verbsshapegive shape or form to
English > shape: 11 senses > noun 2, Tops
MeaningThe spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance.
Example"geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
Synonymform
Narroweramorphous shapeAn ill-defined or arbitrary shape
angular shape, angularityA shape having one or more sharp angles
circleSomething approximating the shape of a circle
column, tower, pillarAnything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
connection, connexion, linkA connecting shape
distorted shape, distortionA shape resulting from distortion
figureA combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
flare, flairA shape that spreads outward
lineA length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness
natural shapeA shape created by natural forces
plane, sheet(mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
plumeAnything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
round shapeA shape that is curved and without sharp angles
solidA three-dimensional shape
squareSomething approximating the shape of a square
triangleSomething approximating the shape of a triangle
BroaderattributeAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
Spanishforma
Catalanforma
Adjectivesshapedhaving the shape of
English > shape: 11 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningAlternative names for the body of a human being.
Synonymshuman body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh
Part ofhomo, man, human being, humanAny living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Narroweradult bodyThe body of an adult human being
female bodyThe body of a female human being
juvenile bodyThe body of a young person
male bodyThe body of a male human being
personA human body (usually including the clothing)
Broaderbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
Spanishanatomía, carne, cuerpo humano, cuerpo, figura, físico, forma, soma
Catalananatomia, carn, cos humà, cos, cuerpo, figura, físic, forma, soma
English > shape: 11 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept.
Synonymembodiment
Broaderconcretism, concrete representationA representation of an abstract idea in concrete terms
Spanishencarnación, expresión, forma, representación
Verbsshapeshape or influence
English > shape: 11 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe visual appearance of something or someone.
Synonymsform, cast
Broaderappearance, visual aspectoutward or visible aspect of a person or thing
Spanishapariencia, aspecto, facciones, fisonomía, forma
Catalanfaccions, fisonomia
Adjectivesshapelyhaving a well-proportioned and pleasing shape
Verbsshapegive shape or form to
shapemake something, usually for a specific function
English > shape: 11 senses > noun 6, state
MeaningThe state of (good) health (especially in the phrases 'in condition' or 'in shape' or 'out of condition' or 'out of shape').
Synonymcondition
Narrowerfitness, physical fitnessGood physical condition
Broadergood health, healthinessThe state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
English > SHAPE: 11 senses > noun 7, group
MeaningThe supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe.
SynonymSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
Part ofNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATOAn international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Broaderhigh command, supreme headquartersThe highest leaders in an organization (e.g. the commander-in-chief and senior officers of the military)
SpanishSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
CatalanSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
English > shape: 11 senses > noun 8, cognition
MeaningA perceptual structure.
Synonymsform, pattern
Part ofpercept, perception, perceptual experienceThe representation of what is perceived
Narrowerfractal(mathematics) a geometric pattern that is repeated at every scale and so cannot be represented by classical geometry
gestaltA configuration or pattern of elements so unified as a whole that it cannot be described merely as a sum of its parts
gridA pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines
kaleidoscopeA complex pattern of constantly changing colors and shapes
mosaicA pattern resembling a mosaic
strandA pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole
BroaderstructureThe complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations
Spanishestructura, forma
Catalanestructura, forma
Verbsshapeshape or influence
English > shape: 11 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningshape or influence; give direction to.
PatternSomething ----s something; Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
Synonymsdetermine, mold, 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
Nounsshapea perceptual structure
shapea concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept
shapingany process serving to define the shape of something
English > shape: 11 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningmake something, usually for a specific function.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "shape a figure"
Synonymsform, work, mold, 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
Nounsshapethe visual appearance of something or someone
shapera person who makes things
shapingthe act of fabricating something in a particular shape
English > shape: 11 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningGive shape or form to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"shape the dough"
Synonymform
Narrowerblockshape into a block or blocks
blockshape by using a block
blowshape by blowing
crystallize, crystallise, crystalise, crystalizeCause to take on a definite and clear shape
cupform into the shape of a cup
deform, distort, strainAlter the shape of (something) by stress
dimensionshape or form to required dimensions
dishmake concave
drawflatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
encircle, circleform a circle around
fitmake fit
flattenmake flat or flatter
forkshape like a fork
individuateGive individual shape or form to
plumeform a plume
ridgeform into a ridge
rollshape by rolling
round, round out, round offmake round
scallop, scollopshape or cut in scallops
sliverform into slivers
square, square upmake square
strikeCause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp
tabulateshape or cut with a flat surface
terracemake into terraces as for cultivation
tieform a knot or bow in
turnshape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
twistform into twists
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishconfigurar, conformar, constituir, dar forma, forjar, formar
Catalanconstituir, donar forma, forjar, formar
Nounsshapeany spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
shapethe visual appearance of something or someone
shapera machine tool for shaping metal or wood
shapera person who makes things

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