shape
noun.
any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
he could barely make out their shapes
noun.
the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
geometry is the mathematical science of shape
Synonym: form
noun.
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
noun.
a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept
a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life
Synonym: embodiment
noun.
the visual appearance of something or someone
the delicate cast of his features
Synonym: cast, form
noun.
the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
Synonym: condition
noun.
the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe
noun.
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
Synonym: form, pattern
verb.
shape or influence; give direction to
experience often determines ability|mold public opinion
verb.
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
Synonym: mould, mold, form, forge, work
verb.
give shape or form to
shape the dough|form the young child's character
Synonym: form