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forms

noun
plural of form

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 the outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance
  • the wood-carver carved the block of wood into the form of a duck

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2 a piece of paper with information written or to be written on it
  • I filled out all the forms for applying to the school

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3 a three-dimensional representation of the human body used especially for displaying clothes
  • put the dress on the form to finish pinning it together

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4 an oft-repeated action or series of actions performed in accordance with tradition or a set of rules
  • we'll use the second form in our church missals for today's Lenten service

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5 the means or procedure for doing something
  • there are established forms for voting on motions and amendments at meetings

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6 the type of body that a person has
  • he has the big-boned form of a linebacker

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7 the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged
  • museumgoers liked the asymmetrical form of the mobile

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forms

verb
present tense third-person singular 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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“Forms.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forms. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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