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formed

adjective

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formed

verb
past tense of form

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1 to take on a definite form
  • my ideas on the subject are just starting to form

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2 to be all the substance of
  • this one sentence really forms the basis of your argument

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4 to come into existence
  • the new company formed from two smaller ones

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5 to come to have gradually
  • I don't want you beginning skiers to form any bad habits

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The first known use of formed was in 1565

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“Formed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/formed. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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