shaped meaning

Pronunciation:   "shaped" in a sentence
Adjective: shaped  sheypt
  1. Shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)
    "a shaped handgrip"
    - molded [N. Amer], wrought, moulded [Brit, Cdn] 
  2. Having the shape of
    "a square shaped playing field"
Verb: shape  sheyp
  1. Shape or influence; give direction to
    - determine, mold [N. Amer], influence, regulate, mould [Brit, Cdn] 
  2. Make something, usually for a specific function
    "shape a figure"
    - form, work, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], forge 
  3. Give shape or form to
    "shape the dough"
    - form

See also: formed, shape, shaper, shaping

Type of: alter, cause, change, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, do, make, modify

Encyclopedia: Shape

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  1. the shape of the control box is arbitrary.
  2. that's the way i'm getting back into shape.
  3. the front wheel of the bicycle was out of shape.
  4. press out shapes from a piece of card.
  5. our plans now began to take shape.

Related Words

  1. shape up or ship out. meaning
  2. shape-shifter meaning
  3. shape-up meaning
  4. shape_vc meaning
  5. shapeable meaning
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  7. shaped charge meaning
  8. shaped gable meaning
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  10. shaped stone meaning
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