Pronunciation of Shape
/ʃ_ˈeɪ_p/, /ʃˈe͡ɪp/, /ʃˈeɪp/
Antonyms for shape:
disorganize, raw material, liquidate, nuke, annihilate, ruin, extinguish, black out, neglect, composition, erase, abolish, vaporize, lose, extirpate, pull down, destroy, material, pulverize, decimate, reality, substance, shatter, exterminate, demolish, obliterate, stop, Unbuild, stuff, eradicate, expunge, wrack, raze, deform, dismantle, devastate, cancel, difference, disrepair, matter.
Usage examples for shape:
- A vague idea that had been in Abner's mind since Byers's last visit now took awful shape. - "Openings in the Old Trail", Bret Harte.
- When the change came, the Great Mystery allowed him to keep his own shape and language. - "Indian Boyhood", [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman.
- Winters seems to be in fine shape, don't you think? - "Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball", J. W. Duffield.
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Quotes for shape:
We shape our tools and afterwards our tools shape us.– Marshall McLuhan