Definition of shapes in English Dictionary

  • NounBFshape
    1. plural of shape.
    2. VerbBFshapePRshapingPTshapedPTshopePPshapedPPshapen
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of shape.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The two species differ, however, in the shape of the solenomerite, much broader and with a distal lamella in the new species, vs. with obviously narrower processes in Ommatoiulus bavayi.
          • There's a divinity that shapes our ends, / Roughhew them how we will. — Shakespeare.
          • A doorknob of whatever roundish shape is effectively a continuum of levers, with the axis of the latching mechanism—known as the spindle—being the fulcrum about which the turning takes place.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Let’s run a real 500-mile race on a superspeedway, with no limits on engines, tires, oil, fuel, or vehicle weight or shape.
          • The camp mother managed to keep the stomachs full and the beds in tip-top shape.
          • After two hours of discussion, our plans began to take shape.
      • 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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          1. en shapest
          2. en shapes up
          3. en shapeshift
          4. en shapeshifts
          5. en shapeshifter
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of shapes for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "shapes" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
          Difficultness: Level 2
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          Definiteness: Level 1
          Definite    ➨     Versatile