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 cytoskeleton is a dynamic arrangement of actin filaments that maintain cell shape and are vital in mediating the mechanobiological response of the cell.
          • Their motifs build up from concentric bands of color (more pencil) that form a diamond, pairs of kissing U shapes or a tiled floorlike plane that refuses to recede.
          • They stopped inviting him to the gatherings, and he really got bent out of shape about it.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The camp mother managed to keep the stomachs full and the beds in tip-top shape.
          • Bifacially retouched knives used to deflesh hides and to cut meat or skin can be distinguished by their edge angle and partially by their shape.
          • To honor the spirits that take form as mountains, the Inca stoneworkers carved rock outcrops to replicate their shapes.
      • 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 shapeshifted
          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