part of speech: noun
definition 1: structure or shape.
- That piece of music has a classical form.
- His plans had no form.
synonyms: contour, shape, structure
definition 2: the body or outward shape of an animal or person; figure.
- It was hard to make out the bear’s form in the dark.
synonyms: body, figure
definition 3: a document with empty spaces for writing in information.
- She filled out a form to apply for a driver’s license.
definition 4: type or kind.
- This is a rare form of plant life.
synonyms: kind, sort, type, variety
definition 5: the state of being fit in body or mind for sports or other activities.
- She was in good form on the tennis court today.
synonyms: condition, shape, trim
part of speech: verb
inflections: forms, forming, formed
definition 1: to make, build, or create.
- He formed the clay into a pot.
synonyms: construct, fashion, forge, make, model, mold
definition 2: to be one, many, or all of the parts of; constitute.
- Those three students form the executive committee of the club.
synonyms: compose, constitute, make up
definition 3: to come into being; develop; arise.
- A group formed to fight crime in the neighborhood.
synonyms: arise, develop, originate
derivations: formable (adj.), formed (adj.)