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1. form

noun. ['ˈfɔrm'] the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something.

Synonyms

  • theme
  • entry word
  • ghost word
  • radical
  • main entry word
  • plural form
  • word form
  • root
  • citation form
  • base
  • root word
  • signifier
  • acronym
  • singular
  • plural
  • singular form
  • word
  • abbreviation
  • stem
  • etymon

Antonyms

  • singular
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise
  • transitivize

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Verse Form

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

2. form

noun. ['ˈfɔrm'] a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality.

Synonyms

  • the like
  • model
  • genre
  • genus
  • color
  • the likes of
  • manner
  • kind
  • description
  • type
  • antitype
  • like
  • species
  • ilk
  • stripe
  • style
  • category
  • flavour
  • flavor
  • art form
  • brand
  • variety
  • make
  • sort

Antonyms

  • antitype
  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate

Etymology

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

3. form

noun. ['ˈfɔrm'] a perceptual structure.

Synonyms

  • strand
  • pattern
  • kaleidoscope
  • structure
  • mosaic
  • perceptual experience
  • percept
  • perception
  • shape
  • gestalt
  • fractal

Antonyms

  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise

Etymology

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

4. form

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

Synonyms

  • lobularity
  • shape
  • spatial property
  • roundness
  • 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

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

5. form

verb. ['ˈfɔrm'] create (as an entity).

Synonyms

  • regroup
  • draw up
  • make
  • organize
  • reorganise
  • choose up
  • organise
  • reorganize
  • create
  • syndicate

Antonyms

  • orientalize
  • centralize
  • clutter
  • orientalise

Etymology

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

6. form

verb. ['ˈfɔrm'] to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting".

Synonyms

  • be
  • comprise
  • make
  • chelate
  • constitute
  • add
  • represent

Antonyms

  • depersonalise
  • demagnetise
  • simplify
  • decrease

Etymology

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

7. form

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

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • shape
  • physique
  • female body
  • 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

  • misconception
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable

Etymology

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

8. form

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

Synonyms

  • individuate
  • block
  • draw
  • dimension
  • alter
  • shape
  • crystallize
  • scallop
  • dish
  • cup
  • square
  • round
  • ridge
  • distort
  • blow
  • 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

  • qualify
  • denaturalize
  • empty
  • cause to sleep

Etymology

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

9. form

verb. ['ˈfɔrm'] develop into a distinctive entity.

Synonyms

  • take shape
  • take form
  • regenerate
  • spring

Antonyms

  • mythologize
  • dull
  • sharpen
  • decentralize

Etymology

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

10. form

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

Synonyms

  • model
  • hill
  • shape
  • create from raw material
  • 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

  • dehumanize
  • complicate
  • hydrogenate
  • unscramble

Etymology

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

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