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    mold

    mold - Dictionary definition and meaning for word mold

    Definition
    (noun) the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    Synonyms : cast , mould , stamp
    Example Sentence
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
    Definition
    (noun) container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    Synonyms : cast , mould
    Definition
    (noun) loose soil rich in organic matter
    Synonyms : mould
    Definition
    (noun) the process of becoming mildewed
    Synonyms : mildew , mould
    Definition
    (noun) a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
    Synonyms : mould
    Definition
    (noun) a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold
    Synonyms : mould
    Example Sentence
    • a lobster mold
    • a gelatin dessert made in a mold
    Definition
    (noun) a distinctive nature, character, or type
    Synonyms : mould
    Example Sentence
    • a leader in the mold of her predecessors
    Definition
    (noun) sculpture produced by molding Definition
    (verb) form in clay, wax, etc
    Synonyms : model , mould
    Example Sentence
    • model a head with clay
    Definition
    (verb) become moldy; spoil due to humidity
    Synonyms : mildew
    Example Sentence
    • The furniture molded in the old house
    Definition
    (verb) form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
    Synonyms : cast , mould
    Example Sentence
    • cast a bronze sculpture
    Definition
    (verb) make something, usually for a specific function
    Synonyms : forge , form , mould , shape , work
    Example Sentence
    • She molded the rice balls carefully
    • Form cylinders from the dough
    • shape a figure
    • Work the metal into a sword
    Definition
    (verb) fit tightly, follow the contours of
    Example Sentence
    • The dress molds her beautiful figure
    Definition
    (verb) shape or influence; give direction to
    Synonyms : determine , influence , regulate , shape
    Example Sentence
    • experience often determines ability
    • mold public opinion
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