take the shape of

Definition of take the shape of

:to look like
  • The cloud took the shape of a dog.

Word by Word Definitions

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

shape play
  1. : form, create

  2. : ordain, decree

  3. : to adapt in shape so as to fit neatly and closely

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

  2. : spatial form or contour

  3. : a standard or universally recognized spatial form


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