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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

develop into a distinctive entity

Usage examples (4)
  • Our plans began to take shape
  • Noun : This lake has a peculiar shape. ,A vague shape appeared through the mist. ,an angel in the shape of a woman. ,He could give no shape to his...
  • Verb (used with object) : to shape a statement. ,He shaped everything to suit his taste
  • Verb (used without object) : If discussions shape properly, the companies will merge for more
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