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shape

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of shape

  1. 1 a state of being or fitness she was in good shape after having worked outdoors all summer long Synonyms of shape estate, fettle, form, health, keeping, kilter, nick [British], order, repair, condition, trimWords Related to shape practice (also practise); pass, phase, stage; footing, picture, posture, scene, status, situation; rank, standingNear Antonyms of shape disorder, disrepair

  2. 2 the outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance that part of the state is known as the panhandle because of its shape Synonyms of shape cast, configuration, conformation, fashion, figure, geometry, formWords Related to shape contour, outline, profile, silhouette; frame, framework, shell, skeleton; arrangement, design, format, layout, makeup, organization, pattern, plan, setupNear Antonyms of shape composition, material, matter, raw material, stuff, substance

  3. 3 the type of body that a person has most fashion models have the kind of shape that shows elegant clothes to their best advantage Synonyms of shape build, constitution, figure, form, frame, habit, physiqueWords Related to shape anatomy, structure


shape

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of shape

  1. 1 to change (something) so as to make it suitable for a new use or situation a dress shaped to the customer's particular figure Synonyms of shape acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adjust, condition, conform, doctor, edit, fashion, fit, put, adapt, suit, tailorWords Related to shape readapt, readjust; customize, gear, match, model, pattern; attune, correct, harmonize, square, tune; establish, root, settle; acquaint, familiarize, orient, orientate; equip, prepare, prime, rehearse; harden, inure, season, toughen; alter, convert, make over, modify, recast, reclaim, recycle, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refashion, refigure, refit, refocus, reinvent, rejigger, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, transform; accustom, condition, habilitate, habituate, naturalize; ready, season; bend; fiddle (with), fine-tune, phase, register, regulate, rigNear Antonyms of shape misadjust

  2. 2 to work out the details of (something) in advance over the winter the committee shaped the company's new marketing strategy Synonyms of shape arrange, blueprint, budget, calculate, chart, choreograph, design, frame, lay out, map (out), organize, prepare, project, scheme (out), plan, strategize (about)Words Related to shape conspire, contrive, devise, intrigue, machinate, plot, put up; concert, get up; draft, outline, sketch; aim, figure, have on, intend, mean; contemplate, meditate, premeditate


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