Antonyms for shapeʃeɪp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shape, form, configuration, contour, conformation(noun)

    any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)

    Synonyms:
    course, figure, flesh, conformity, contour line, frame, shape, kind, conformation, word form, physical body, soma, descriptor, human body, contour, grade, sort, form, mannikin, mannequin, physique, phase, cast, configuration, class, variant, abidance, constellation, pattern, bod, anatomy, signifier, embodiment, chassis, manikin, variety, strain, condition, compliance, var., material body, manakin, build

  2. shape, form(noun)

    the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

    Synonyms:
    course, figure, flesh, frame, shape, kind, conformation, word form, physical body, soma, descriptor, human body, contour, grade, sort, form, mannikin, mannequin, physique, phase, cast, configuration, class, variant, pattern, bod, anatomy, signifier, embodiment, chassis, manikin, variety, strain, condition, var., material body, manakin, build

  3. human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh(noun)

    alternative names for the body of a human being

    Synonyms:
    framing, course, skeletal system, figure, flesh, pulp, frame, shape, variety, kind, conformation, figure of speech, image, chassis, physical body, trope, frame of reference, soma, haoma, human body, underframe, strain, contour, grade, systema skeletale, general anatomy, cast, form, mannikin, inning, physique, phase, mannequin, condition, skeleton, body-build, habitus, configuration, fig, variant, number, digit, class, pattern, bod, name, skeletal frame, signifier, embodiment, descriptor, manikin, public figure, sort, anatomy, word form, var., design, material body, manakin, build

  4. shape, embodiment(noun)

    a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept

    Synonyms:
    avatar, contour, conformation, incarnation, figure, physical body, material body, configuration, frame, form, cast, build, chassis, anatomy, bod, condition, flesh, pattern, soma, shape, embodiment, human body, physique

  5. form, shape, cast(noun)

    the visual appearance of something or someone

    Synonyms:
    hurl, course, figure, flesh, dramatis personae, frame, shape, cast of characters, kind, conformation, sort, chassis, condition, physical body, soma, stamp, roll, human body, plaster cast, contour, grade, cast, form, mannikin, mould, mannequin, physique, phase, word form, configuration, class, variant, mold, pattern, bod, signifier, embodiment, casting, descriptor, plaster bandage, manikin, variety, strain, anatomy, var., material body, manakin, build

  6. condition, shape(noun)

    the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')

    Synonyms:
    contour, form, experimental condition, cast, condition, figure, physical body, material body, conformation, precondition, status, stipulation, build, chassis, shape, anatomy, bod, frame, physique, embodiment, flesh, pattern, circumstance, soma, configuration, consideration, human body, term

  7. Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, SHAPE(noun)

    the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe

    Synonyms:
    contour, conformation, figure, physical body, material body, configuration, frame, form, cast, build, chassis, anatomy, bod, condition, flesh, pattern, soma, embodiment, human body, physique

  8. form, shape, pattern(verb)

    a perceptual structure

    Synonyms:
    course, figure, flesh, formula, frame, shape, kind, conformation, sort, chassis, condition, physical body, radiation diagram, soma, rule, human body, blueprint, radiation pattern, contour, grade, cast, form, mannikin, mannequin, physique, phase, word form, configuration, class, variant, convention, practice, approach pattern, pattern, bod, signifier, embodiment, descriptor, manikin, variety, strain, normal, anatomy, traffic pattern, var., design, material body, manakin, build

  9. determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate(verb)

    shape or influence; give direction to

    Synonyms:
    mildew, settle, baffle, square up, work, shape, fix, find, square off, forge, modulate, regulate, determine, see, find out, govern, cast, form, define, specify, mould, regularize, watch, regularise, mold, tempt, charm, make up one's mind, decide, ascertain, influence, limit, act upon, learn, set, model, order, check

  10. shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge(verb)

    make something, usually for a specific function

    Synonyms:
    spring, knead, turn, operate, act, shape, bring, model, excogitate, imprint, work out, run, spurt, function, put to work, organize, forge, lick, take form, solve, make, regulate, determine, figure out, cast, form, fake, mould, sour, invent, play, exploit, make for, spirt, go, take shape, fashion, do work, hammer, mold, organise, mildew, puzzle out, act upon, counterfeit, process, crop, work, ferment, influence, work on, constitute, formulate, wreak, cultivate, exercise, contrive, devise

  11. shape, form(verb)

    give shape or form to

    Synonyms:
    regulate, take form, form, mould, imprint, spring, take shape, work, determine, mold, influence, organize, forge, shape, make, organise, constitute

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. shape

    Make is essentially causative; to the idea of cause all its various senses may be traced (compare synonyms for CAUSE). To make is to cause to exist, or to cause to exist in a certain form or in certain relations; the word thus includes the idea of create, as in Gen. i, 31, "And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good." Make includes also the idea of compose, constitute; as, the parts make up the whole. Similarly, to cause a voluntary agent to do a certain act is to make him do it, or compel him to do it, compel fixing the attention more on the process, make on the accomplished fact. Compare COMPEL; DO; INFLUENCE; (make better) AMEND; (make haste) QUICKEN; (make known) ANNOUNCE; AVOW; CONFESS; (make prisoner) ARREST; (make up) ADD; (make void) CANCEL.

    See synonyms for ABOLISH; BREAK; DEMOLISH.

    Synonyms:
    become, bring about, bring into being, bring to pass, cause, compel, compose, constitute, constrain, construct, create, do, effect, establish, execute, fabricate, fashion, force, frame, get, make, make out, make up, manufacture, occasion, perform, reach, render, require

    Preposition:
    Make of, out of, or from certain materials, into a certain form, for a certain purpose or person; made with hands, by hand; made by a prisoner, with a jack-knife.

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