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1. deform

verb. ['ˌdiːˈfɔrm'] become misshapen.

Synonyms

  • change form

Antonyms

  • pop in
  • enter

Etymology

  • deformen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deformer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Deform

  • transform
  • misinform
  • disinform
  • lukewarm
  • conform
  • reform
  • perform
  • inform
  • swarm
  • storm
  • schwarm
  • warm
  • torme
  • norm
  • dorm
  • orme

Sentences with deform


1. Verb, base form
Avoid using a knife with a straight blade since it can flatten and deform the Styrofoam.

Quotes about deform


1. Bad art has the power to deform a people just as good art generates new reflection, growth, vision, and hope.
- Michel O'Brien

2. deform

verb. ['ˌdiːˈfɔrm'] alter the shape of (something) by stress.

Synonyms

  • shape
  • strain
  • distort
  • form

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance

Etymology

  • deformen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deformer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. deform

verb. ['ˌdiːˈfɔrm'] twist and press out of shape.

Synonyms

  • twine
  • morph
  • wrench
  • wring
  • distort
  • contort

Antonyms

  • abduct
  • glycerolize
  • invest
  • deposit

Etymology

  • deformen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deformer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. deform

verb. ['ˌdiːˈfɔrm'] assume a different shape or form.

Synonyms

  • granulate
  • pop out
  • draw
  • dinge
  • unfold
  • start
  • bug out
  • distort
  • roll
  • bulge out
  • protrude
  • pop
  • change shape
  • twine
  • extend
  • flatten
  • change
  • grain
  • batter
  • bend
  • bulge
  • change form
  • come out
  • taper
  • furl
  • pouch
  • sharpen
  • roll up
  • twist
  • stretch
  • flatten out
  • flex
  • turn
  • stretch out

Antonyms

  • stay
  • antinode
  • node
  • middle

Etymology

  • deformen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deformer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. deform

verb. ['ˌdiːˈfɔrm'] cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form.

Synonyms

  • incurvate
  • twist
  • change shape
  • change form
  • gnarl
  • convolute
  • indent
  • flex
  • convolve
  • turn
  • dent
  • crank

Antonyms

  • disappear
  • adduct
  • push
  • repel

Etymology

  • deformen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deformer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. deform

verb. ['ˌdiːˈfɔrm'] make formless.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • obviate
  • exhale

Etymology

  • deformen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deformer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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