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1. shape

noun. ['ˈʃeɪp'] any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline).

Synonyms

  • lobularity
  • spatial property
  • roundness
  • form
  • convexity
  • curvature
  • angularity
  • narrowing
  • configuration
  • sharpness
  • concavity
  • concaveness
  • contour
  • convexness
  • spatiality
  • bluntness
  • straight
  • straightness
  • dullness
  • stratification
  • topography
  • curve
  • keenness
  • crookedness
  • conformation

Antonyms

  • crooked
  • dullness
  • angularity
  • roundness
  • straight
  • crookedness
  • straightness

Etymology

  • shap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Leaf Shape

  • videotape
  • scrape
  • reshape
  • escape
  • swape
  • snape
  • slape
  • scape
  • grape
  • drape
  • crepe
  • agape
  • tape
  • rape
  • pape
  • lape
  • knape
  • gape
  • cape

2. shape

verb. ['ˈʃeɪp'] shape or influence; give direction to.

Synonyms

  • indispose
  • pace
  • decide
  • carry weight
  • mold
  • incline
  • time
  • miscreate
  • influence
  • determine
  • do
  • predetermine
  • regulate
  • make
  • index
  • disincline
  • cause
  • reshape

Antonyms

  • indispose
  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • shap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. shape

noun. ['ˈʃeɪp'] the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance.

Synonyms

  • distorted shape
  • natural shape
  • distortion
  • square
  • attribute
  • tower
  • form
  • connection
  • angularity
  • amorphous shape
  • plume
  • connexion
  • sheet
  • column
  • link
  • circle
  • pillar
  • figure
  • solid
  • flair
  • flare
  • line
  • round shape
  • angular shape
  • plane

Antonyms

  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • show

Etymology

  • shap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. shape

verb. ['ˈʃeɪp'] make something, usually for a specific function.

Synonyms

  • model
  • hill
  • create from raw material
  • form
  • mold
  • throw
  • beat
  • coil
  • hand-build
  • work
  • preform
  • work on
  • process
  • sculpt
  • carve
  • sinter
  • mound
  • mould
  • grind
  • machine
  • stamp
  • swage
  • remold
  • roughcast
  • puddle
  • cut out
  • chip
  • layer
  • sculpture
  • upset
  • handbuild
  • create from raw stuff
  • reshape
  • cast

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise

Etymology

  • shap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. shape

noun. ['ˈʃeɪp'] alternative names for the body of a human being.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • physique
  • female body
  • form
  • homo
  • material body
  • chassis
  • physical structure
  • human body
  • frame
  • individual
  • soma
  • human
  • male body
  • human being
  • build
  • juvenile body
  • physical body
  • mortal
  • man
  • organic structure
  • person
  • figure
  • body
  • adult body
  • anatomy
  • bod
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • push
  • repel
  • abduct
  • glycerolize

Etymology

  • shap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. shape

verb. ['ˈʃeɪp'] give shape or form to.

Synonyms

  • individuate
  • block
  • draw
  • dimension
  • alter
  • crystallize
  • scallop
  • dish
  • cup
  • square
  • round
  • ridge
  • distort
  • blow
  • form
  • roll
  • tie
  • crystalize
  • encircle
  • plume
  • square up
  • fit
  • change
  • flatten
  • sliver
  • crystalise
  • round off
  • crystallise
  • strain
  • circle
  • fork
  • strike
  • round out
  • deform
  • twist
  • tabulate
  • modify
  • scollop
  • turn

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

Etymology

  • shap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. shape

noun. ['ˈʃeɪp'] a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept.

Synonyms

  • concretism
  • concrete representation

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • open
  • thicken

Etymology

  • shap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. shape

noun. ['ˈʃeɪp'] the visual appearance of something or someone.

Synonyms

  • appearance
  • cast
  • form

Antonyms

  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember
  • ability

Etymology

  • shap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. shape

noun. ['ˈʃeɪp'] the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases in condition' orin shape' or out of condition' orout of shape').

Synonyms

  • physical fitness
  • condition
  • fitness
  • good health

Antonyms

  • unfitness
  • thickness
  • thinness
  • misconception

Etymology

  • shap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. leaf

noun. ['ˈliːf'] the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • lobe
  • fig leaf
  • rosette
  • serrate leaf
  • floral leaf
  • scale leaf
  • venation
  • verdure
  • parted leaf
  • leafage
  • foliage
  • compound leaf
  • leaf blade
  • cataphyll
  • entire leaf
  • simple leaf
  • crenate leaf
  • frond
  • leaflet
  • sporophyl
  • pitcher
  • greenery
  • parallel-veined leaf
  • blade
  • prickly-edged leaf
  • runcinate leaf
  • dandelion green
  • amplexicaul leaf
  • emarginate leaf
  • sporophyll
  • plant organ
  • lobed leaf
  • dentate leaf
  • leaf shape
  • erose leaf
  • pad
  • parenchyma

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • disengage
  • switch off
  • respectful

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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