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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. shape: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. SHAPE, shape, shape: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. SHAPE, shape: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. shape: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. SHAPE, shape: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. shape, shape: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Shape, shape: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. shape: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. shape: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. shape: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. shape: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. shape: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. SHAPE: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. shape (n.), shape (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. shape: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. shape: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. shape, shape: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. SHAPE, Shape (Go), Shape (album), Shape (comics), Shape (disambiguation), Shape (magazine), Shape (song), Shape, The Shape (Slipknot song), The Shape: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. shape: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Shape: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. shape: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. shape: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. shape: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. shape: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. SHAPE: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  26. shape: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. shape: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. shape: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. shape: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. SHAPE: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. shape: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. shape: Global Glossary [home, info]
  3. shape: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]
  4. Shape: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. shape: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. shape: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. shape: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. shape: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHAPE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. SHAPE: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. shape: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Shape: LITHICS-NET's Glossary of Lithics Terminology [home, info]
  2. shape: Anthropology dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Shape: Dublin Slang and Phrasebook [home, info]
  2. shape: The Folk File [home, info]
  3. shape: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  2. Shape: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. SHAPE: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms: Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations [home, info]
  4. Shape: Glossary of Diamonds [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (shape)

noun:  the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance ("Geometry is the mathematical science of shape")
noun:  any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline) ("He could barely make out their shapes through the smoke")
noun:  a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept
noun:  the visual appearance of something or someone
noun:  a perceptual structure
noun:  the supremem headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe
noun:  the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
noun:  alternative names for the body of a human being
verb:  give a shape or form to ("Shape the dough")
verb:  make something, usually for a specific function ("Shape a figure")
verb:  shape or influence; give direction to
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #60338)

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Phrases that include shape:   angular shape, distorted shape, change shape, curved shape, gaussian shape, more...

Words similar to shape:   form, condition, configuration, figure, mold, anatomy, bod, build, cast, chassis, contour, determine, embodiment, flesh, forge, frame, influence, mould, pattern, physique, more...

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