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Adjective: shaped  sheypt
  1. Shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)
    "a shaped handgrip";
    - molded [N. Amer], wrought, moulded [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Having the shape of
    "a square shaped playing field"
Verb: shape  sheyp
  1. Give direction to; be an influence on
    "experience often shapes ability";
    - determine, mold [N. Amer], influence, regulate, mould [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Make something, usually for a specific function
    "shape a figure";
    - form, work, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], forge
     
  3. Give shape or form to
    "shape the dough";
    - form

See also: formed

Type of: alter, cause, change, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, do, engender, make, modify

Encyclopedia: Shape