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shape

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1 a state of being or fitness
  • she was in good shape after having worked outdoors all summer long
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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
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3 the type of body that a person has
  • some specialty clothing stores sell clothing that suits people that have a particular shape
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shape

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2 to work out the details of (something) in advance
  • over the winter the committee shaped the company's new marketing strategy
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shape (up)

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to take on a definite form
  • this group of summer interns is shaping up to be one of the best we've ever hired
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shape up

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to change one's behavior or character for the better
  • told his son that if he didn't shape up, he'd be grounded for a month
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