Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mould

8 senses of mould

Sense 1
mold, mould -- (loose soil rich in organic matter)
       => soil, dirt -- (the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock)

Sense 2
cast, mold, mould, stamp -- (the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region")
       => solid -- (a three-dimensional shape)

Sense 3
mildew, mold, mould -- (the process of becoming mildewed)
       => spoilage, spoiling -- (the process of becoming spoiled)

Sense 4
mold, mould -- (a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter)
       => fungus -- (an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia)

Sense 5
mold, mould -- (a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold; "a lobster mold"; "a gelatin dessert made in a mold")
       => dish -- (a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner")
       => dessert, sweet, afters -- (a dish served as the last course of a meal)

Sense 6
mold, mould -- (a distinctive nature, character, or type; "a leader in the mold of her predecessors")
       => hallmark, trademark, earmark, stylemark -- (a distinctive characteristic or attribute)

Sense 7
mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture -- (sculpture produced by molding)
       => sculpture -- (a three-dimensional work of plastic art)

Sense 8
mold, mould, cast -- (container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens)
       => container -- (any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another))

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

3 senses of mould

Sense 1
model, mold, mould -- (form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay")
       => 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")

Sense 2
cast, mold, mould -- (form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture")
       => 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")

Sense 3
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)

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