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mold1

mold1

 
pronunciation:
mold
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hollow form used to give a particular shape to a soft or molten substance that is poured into it and allowed to harden.
synonyms:
cast, form, matrix
similar words:
pan
definition 2: a frame or model on or about which something is shaped or constructed.
synonyms:
frame
similar words:
block, form, model, outline, pattern
definition 3: something shaped or made in or on a mold.
a mold of aspic
similar words:
cast, casting, molding, sculpture
definition 4: a mold's shape or pattern, or shape or pattern generally.
synonyms:
contour, form, outline, shape
similar words:
cast, cut, line, pattern, set, style
definition 5: a particular and distinctive type, prototype, or character.
in the mold of his grandfather
synonyms:
character, ilk, kind, model, sort, type
similar words:
archetype, example, paradigm, pattern, prototype, style
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: molded, molding, molds
definition 1: to shape or make in or on a mold.
synonyms:
cast, shape
similar words:
fashion, form, sculpt
definition 2: to work into a certain shape or form.
She molded the meatloaf into a round mound.
synonyms:
fashion, model, sculpt, shape
similar words:
beat, cast, form, knead, manipulate, work
definition 3: to influence or determine the growth or character of.
Early experiences molded his outlook.
synonyms:
determine, form, govern, influence, shape
similar words:
affect, decide, guide
definition 4: to construct a mold of or from, so as to make a cast.
similar words:
cast, frame
definition 5: to decorate with moldings.
similar words:
decorate, embellish, ornament, trim
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derivations: moldable (adj.), moldability (n.)
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