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

2 senses of sculpture

Sense 1
sculpture -- (a three-dimensional work of plastic art)
       => plastic art -- (the arts of shaping or modeling; carving and sculpture)
       => solid figure, three-dimensional figure -- (a three-dimensional shape)

Sense 2
sculpture, carving -- (creating figures or designs in three dimensions)
       => art, artistic creation, artistic production -- (the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully")
       => fine arts, beaux arts -- (the study and creation of visual works of art)

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

2 senses of sculpture

Sense 1
sculpt, sculpture -- (create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material; "sculpt a swan out of a block of ice")
       => 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
sculpt, sculpture, grave -- (shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it; "She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband")
       => carve -- (form by carving; "Carve a flower from the ice")

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