Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb form

7 senses of form

Sense 1
form, organize, organise -- (create (as an entity); "social groups form everywhere"; "They formed a company")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 2
form, constitute, make -- (to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction")
       => constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be -- (form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army")

Sense 3
form, take form, take shape, spring -- (develop into a distinctive entity; "our plans began to take shape")
       => become -- (come into existence; "What becomes has duration")

Sense 4
shape, form -- (give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 5
shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge -- (make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword")
       => create from raw material, create from raw stuff -- (make from scratch)

Sense 6
imprint, form -- (establish or impress firmly in the mind; "We imprint our ideas onto our children")
       => influence, act upon, work -- (have and exert influence or effect; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate")

Sense 7
form -- (assume a form or shape; "the water formed little beads")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Antonyms of adj formed

1 sense of formed

Sense 1
formed (vs. unformed) -- (having or given a form or shape)

unformed (vs. formed) -- (not having form or shape; "unformed clay")
        => amorphous, formless, shapeless -- (having no definite form or distinct shape; "amorphous clouds of insects"; "an aggregate of formless particles"; "a shapeless mass of protoplasm")
        => unshaped, unshapen -- (incompletely or imperfectly shaped; "unshaped dough"; "unshaped timbers")

Similarity of adj formed

1 sense of formed

Sense 1
formed (vs. unformed) -- (having or given a form or shape)
       => ductile, malleable, pliable, pliant, tensile, tractile -- (capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out; "ductile copper"; "malleable metals such as gold"; "they soaked the leather to made it pliable"; "pliant molten glass"; "made of highly tensile steel alloy")
       => acorn-shaped -- (shaped like an acorn)
       => awl-shaped -- (shaped like an awl)
       => bacillar, bacillary, bacilliform, baculiform, rod-shaped -- (formed like a bacillus)
       => bag-shaped -- (shaped like a bag)
       => bar-shaped -- (shaped like a rigid strip of metal or wood)
       => basket-shaped -- (shaped like a basket)
       => belt-shaped -- (shaped like a belt)
       => biform -- (having or combining two forms; "a biform crystal"; "the biform body of a mermaid")
       => boot-shaped -- (shaped like a boot)
       => bottle-shaped -- (shaped like a bottle)
       => botuliform -- (shaped like a sausage)
       => butterfly-shaped -- (shaped like a butterfly)
       => button-shaped -- (shaped like a button; "button-shaped white flowers")
       => catenulate, chainlike -- (having a chainlike form; "catenulate bacterial cell colonies")
       => claw-shaped -- (shaped like a claw)
       => club-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a club that is larger at one end)
       => club-shaped -- (shaped in the form of the black trefoil or clover leaf on some playing cards)
       => cowl-shaped -- (shaped like a cowl)
       => cross-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a cross)
       => die-cast -- (formed by forcing molten metal into a die; "a die-cast seal")
       => drum-shaped, drum-like -- (shaped in a form resembling a drum)
       => eel-shaped -- (shaped in the form of an eel)
       => fan-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a fan)
       => fig-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a fig)
       => foot-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a foot)
       => football-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a football)
       => funnel-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a funnel)
       => guitar-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a guitar)
       => hammer-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a hammer)
       => harp-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a harp)
       => hook-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a hook)
       => horn-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a horn)
       => hourglass-shaped -- (shaped in the form of an hourglass)
       => H-shaped -- (shaped in the form of the letter H)
       => keel-shaped -- (shaped in the form of the keel of a boat)
       => lance-shaped -- (shaped like a lance)
       => lancet-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a lancet)
       => lip-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a lip)
       => L-shaped -- (shaped in the form of the letter L)
       => lyre-shaped -- (shaped like a lyre)
       => navicular, scaphoid -- (shaped like a boat)
       => nutmeg-shaped -- (shaped like a nutmeg)
       => oven-shaped -- (shaped like an oven)
       => paddle-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a paddle; "paddle-shaped fins")
       => perfected -- ((of plans, ideas, etc.) perfectly formed; "a graceful but not yet fully perfected literary style")
       => phylliform -- (having the shape of a leaf)
       => pitcher-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a pitcher)
       => precast -- (of structural members especially of concrete; cast into form before being transported to the site of installation)
       => ribbon-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a ribbon)
       => rudder-like -- (formed like and serving like a rudder)
       => saddle-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a horse's saddle)
       => slipper-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a slipper)
       => shaped, molded, wrought -- (shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort); "a shaped handgrip"; "the molded steel plates"; "the wrought silver bracelet")
       => spade-shaped, spade-like -- (shaped in the form of a spade)
       => spider-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a spider)
       => spoon-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a spoon)
       => s-shaped -- (shaped in the form of the letter S)
       => stirrup-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a stirrup)
       => tassel-shaped -- (shaped like a tassel)
       => T-shaped -- (shaped in the form of the letter T)
       => tadpole-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a tadpole)
       => thimble-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a thimble)
       => trumpet-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a trumpet; "trumpet-shaped flowers")
       => turnip-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a turnip)
       => umbrella-shaped -- (shaped in the form of an umbrella)
       => U-shaped -- (shaped in the form of the letter U)
       => vase-shaped -- (shaped in the form of a vase)
       => vermiform, worm-shaped -- (resembling a worm; long and thin and cylindrical)
       => v-shaped -- (shaped in the form of the letter V)
       => W-shaped -- (shaped in the form of the letter W)
       => Y-shaped -- (shaped in the form of the letter Y)

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