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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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Words that Rhyme with Wave Shape

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

Example sentences of the word wave-shape


1. Noun Phrase
Transfer the preferred wave shape across the wall.

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. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water).

Synonyms

  • comber
  • roller
  • whitecap
  • roll
  • rolling wave
  • movement
  • surge
  • motion
  • white horse
  • lift
  • rippling
  • wavelet
  • ripple
  • riffle
  • wake
  • surf
  • backwash
  • breaker
  • tsunami
  • billow
  • swell
  • swash
  • crestless wave
  • breakers
  • moving ridge
  • rise

Antonyms

  • lower
  • begin
  • unfold
  • anesthetize

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wave

verb. ['ˈweɪv'] signal with the hands or nod.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • gesture
  • beckon

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • motility
  • move

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • boo
  • moving

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth.

Synonyms

  • blast wave
  • traveling wave
  • gravitation wave
  • travelling wave
  • oscillation
  • movement
  • motion
  • pulsation
  • acoustic wave
  • sine wave
  • flapping
  • stationary wave
  • fluctuation
  • flutter
  • impulse
  • wave form
  • fluttering
  • pulsing
  • sound wave
  • gravity wave
  • shock wave
  • standing wave
  • pulse
  • vibration
  • seiche
  • wave shape
  • undulation
  • flap

Antonyms

  • stay
  • ebb
  • deflate
  • worsen

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wave

verb. ['ˈweɪv'] move or swing back and forth.

Synonyms

  • brandish
  • take hold
  • flourish
  • displace
  • move
  • hold

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wave

verb. ['ˈweɪv'] move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion.

Synonyms

  • luff
  • move
  • flap
  • roll

Antonyms

  • unsettled
  • unready
  • disarranged
  • soft

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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