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'form' - used as a combining form
Synonyms for 'form'
1. (forming an adjective) having the form of, similar to

'form' - used as a noun
2. the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
3. a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
sculpture is a form of art
4. a perceptual structure
the composition presents problems for students of musical form
5. any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
6. alternative names for the body of a human being
7. the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
8. the visual appearance of something or someone
9. (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
10. a printed document with spaces in which to write
he filled out his tax form
11. (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
12. an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse
the essay was in the form of a dialogue
he first sketches the plot in outline form
13. a particular mode in which something is manifested
his resentment took the form of extreme hostility
14. a body of students who are taught together
15. an ability to perform well
he was at the top of his form
the team was off form last night
16. a life-size dummy used to display clothes
17. a mold for setting concrete
they built elaborate forms for pouring the foundation

'form' - used as a verb
18. to compose or represent
This wall forms the background of the stage setting
19. create (as an entity)
social groups form everywhere
They formed a company
20. develop into a distinctive entity
21. give shape or form to
form the young child's character
22. make something, usually for a specific function
Form cylinders from the dough
23. establish or impress firmly in the mind
24. assume a form or shape
the water formed little beads

derived forms
1. Form / Plural
forms
2. Form / Past
formed
3. Form / Third Person
forms
4. Form / Present Participle
forming
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