Definition of Form in English :
Define Form in English
Form meaning in English
Meaning of Form in English
Pronunciation of Form in English
Form pronunciation in English
Pronounce Form in Englishsee synonyms of form
the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
Example Sentences:'the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached'
a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
Example Sentences:'sculpture is a form of art''what kinds of desserts are there?'
a perceptual structure
Example Sentences:'the composition presents problems for students of musical form''a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them'
any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
Example Sentences:'he could barely make out their shapes'
alternative names for the body of a human being
Example Sentences:'Leonardo studied the human body''he has a strong physique''the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak'
6. form, shape
the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
Example Sentences:'geometry is the mathematical science of shape'
the visual appearance of something or someone
Example Sentences:'the delicate cast of his features'
a printed document with spaces in which to write
Example Sentences:'he filled out his tax form'
(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
Example Sentences:'a new strain of microorganisms'
an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse
Example Sentences:'the essay was in the form of a dialogue''he first sketches the plot in outline form'
a particular mode in which something is manifested
Example Sentences:'his resentment took the form of extreme hostility'
12. form, phase
(physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
Example Sentences:'the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system'
a body of students who are taught together
Example Sentences:'early morning classes are always sleepy'
an ability to perform well
Example Sentences:'he was at the top of his form''the team was off form last night'
a life-size dummy used to display clothes
a mold for setting concrete
Example Sentences:'they built elaborate forms for pouring the foundation'
create (as an entity)
Example Sentences:'social groups form everywhere''They formed a company'
to compose or represent:
Example Sentences:'This wall forms the background of the stage setting''The branches made a roof''This makes a fine introduction'
develop into a distinctive entity
Example Sentences:'our plans began to take shape'
20. form, shape
give shape or form to
Example Sentences:'shape the dough''form the young child's character'
make something, usually for a specific function
Example Sentences:'She molded the rice balls carefully''Form cylinders from the dough''shape a figure''Work the metal into a sword'
22. form, imprint
establish or impress firmly in the mind
Example Sentences:'We imprint our ideas onto our children'
assume a form or shape
Example Sentences:'the water formed little beads'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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