deform

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Hypernyms for deform

form twist modify change shape twine change change form distort shape deform alter

Definitions for deform

  • verb - assume a different shape or form
  • verb - alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
  • verb - become misshapen; "The sidewalk deformed during the earthquake"
  • verb - cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
  • verb - twist and press out of shape
  • verb - make formless; "the heat deformed the plastic sculpture"
  • Pronounciation of deform

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    Synonyms for deform

    distort twist strain turn change shape flex contort change form bend wring

    Antonyms for deform

    No antonyms found for deform.

    Holonyms for deform

    No holonyms found for deform.

    Hyponyms for deform

    grain sharpen furl deform twine turn extend bulge out indent crank bulge taper flatten dinge distort unfold start bug out dent convolve roll pouch point flatten out batter flex stretch pop come out incurvate convolute granulate protrude roll up draw twist bend stretch out pop out jaundice gnarl morph

    Meronyms for deform

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    Sounds like deform

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