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shape up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of shape up

  1. to take on a definite form <this group of summer interns is shaping up to be one of the best we've ever hired> Synonyms crystallize (also crystalize), jell, form (up), solidifyRelated Words associate, coalesce, cohere, fuse; combine, conjoin, conjugate, connect, couple, join, link (up), unify, uniteNear Antonyms break down, decay, decompose, disintegrate




shape up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of shape up

  1. to change one's behavior or character for the better <angrily told his son that if he didn't shape up, he'd be grounded for a month> Synonyms amend, mend, reform, straighten (up or out)Related Words behave, regenerate; better, improveNear Antonyms backslide, regress




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