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The visible shape or configuration of something
“Observing the variety of colour, form and aroma of summer flowers can enhance outdoor relaxation.”
The body or shape of a person or animal
“I tucked Claire in, sitting beside her sleeping form and stroking back her light hair from her beautiful face.”
The customary or correct method or procedure
“Beneath these arguments about legal form lie the wider issues of self-determination.”
A printed document with blank spaces for information to be inserted
“The leaflet and claim form will also be available on the agency's website.”
A type or variety of something
“We should not tolerate any form of discrimination or racism in our country.”
Style, design, and arrangement in an artistic work as distinct from its content
“The book reflects the structure of the conference in both form and content in an attempt to capture the dynamism of the event.”
A particular way in which a thing exists or appears
“The licence is in draft form and will be issued to your clients shortly.”
A class or year in a school, usually given a specifying number
“Jayden was two years older than Hailey and Alexa, he'd dropped out of school in his fifth form year to join a band.”
The state of a sports player or team with regard to their current standard of play
“Italo Stars have hit a rich vein of form and will be bubbling with confidence for Saturday's home clash.”
A criminal record
“I wouldn't count out his involvement. He does have form in matters such as this.”
A long bench without a back
“People sat on forms by wooden tables.”
A mold or cast
“Put the mixture into a form.”
(somewhat rare) A representation of the human body, usually used for the display clothing
“This form will perfectly illustrate the contours of our design.”
Make or be made into a specific shape or form
“Add a couple of tablespoons of cold water and bring together to form a firm dough.”
Gradually appear or develop
“It is caused when blood clots form in deep veins in the legs, moving to block the blood vessels of vital organs.”
To formulate by design
“To form an appropriate course of action, he must first seek further information.”
To train or mold by instruction or example
“Our school uses traditional teaching techniques to form the character of our students.”
To be all the substance of
“The city formed a natural meeting point for traders and adventurers.”
Go to make up or constitute
“It seems to me that these four reasons form a rather weak basis for his claim.”
To come or bring into existence
“No one had any real idea of how to form an inclusive and representational government.”
To acquire or develop
“The horse may form bad habits which are destructive to itself.”
To give shape to or take shape, esp. a particular shape
“His men formed themselves into an arrowhead.”
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