Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) shape, form, configuration, contour, conformation (any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)) "he could barely make out their shapes"
- S: (n) shape, form (the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance) "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
- S: (n) human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh (alternative names for the body of a human being) "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
- S: (n) shape, embodiment (a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept) "a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life"
- S: (n) form, shape, cast (the visual appearance of something or someone) "the delicate cast of his features"
- S: (n) condition, shape (the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape'))
- S: (n) Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, SHAPE (the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe)
- S: (n) form, shape, pattern (a perceptual structure) "the composition presents problems for students of musical form"; "a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"
- S: (v) determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate (shape or influence; give direction to) "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) shape, form (give shape or form to) "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"