in the shape of

Definition of in the shape of

  1. 1 :  shaped like a cookie in the shape of a heart

  2. 2 —used to indicate the type of thing that is being described, thought of, etc. They offered help in the shape of a loan.

Word by Word Definitions

shapeplay
  1. :  form, create

    :  to give a particular form or shape to

    :  ordain, decree

  1. :  the visible makeup characteristic of a particular item or kind of item

    :  spatial form or contour

    :  a standard or universally recognized spatial form


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WORD OF THE DAY

clearly seen through or understood

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