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forms meaning

EN[fɔːmz] [fɔɹmz]
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    Definition of forms in English Dictionary

  • NounBFformPREfor-
    1. plural of form.
    2. VerbBFformPRformingPT, PPformed
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of form.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • 1817 Jeremy Bentham - Plan of Parliamentary Reform, in the Form of a Catechism
          • However, a novel form of cutaneous anthrax, termed injectional anthrax, that is characterized by severe soft tissue infection has been recently described in heroin users.
          • After deproteination, the migration of the assembled form II DNA will remain unchanged, appearing not to have been supercoiled by nucleosomes.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The 01–41 peptide was synthesized by Atlantic Peptides (Lewisburg, PA) in both the biotinylated and nonbiotinylated forms.
          • Even among the (rapidly disappearing) survivors of his generation, Yank Rachell is nearly alone in his persistent use of traditional, even preblues forms.
          • Common in English, where in some putative compounds, such as autocrat or technocrat, both members would be combining forms.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms
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          Meaning of forms for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "forms" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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