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* enPR: shāp, IPA(key): /ʃeɪp/ * Rhymes: -eɪp

  • enPR: shāp, IPA(key): /ʃeɪp/
  • Rhymes: -eɪp

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From Middle English _shap_, _schape_, from Old English _ġesceap_ (“shape, form, created being, creature, creation, dispensation, fate, condition, sex, gender, genitalia”), from Proto-Germanic _*ga-_ + _*skapą_ (“shape, nature, condition”), from Proto-Indo-European _*(s)kep-_ (“to split, cut”). Cognate with Middle Dutch _schap_ (“form”), Middle High German _geschaf_ (“creature”), Icelandic _skap_ (“state, condition, temper, mood”). The verb is from Middle English _shapen_, _schapen_, from Old English _scieppan_ (“to shape, form, make, create, assign, arrange, destine, order, adjudge”), from Proto-Germanic _*skapjaną_ (“to create”), from the noun. Cognate with Dutch _scheppen_, German _schaffen_, Swedish _skapa_ (“to create, make”).

From Middle English shap, schape, from Old English ġesceap (shape, form, created being, creature, creation, dispensation, fate, condition, sex, gender, genitalia), from Proto-Germanic *ga- + *skapą (shape, nature, condition), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kep- (to split, cut). Cognate with Middle Dutch schap (form), Middle High German geschaf (creature), Icelandic skap (state, condition, temper, mood).

The verb is from Middle English shapen, schapen, from Old English scieppan (to shape, form, make, create, assign, arrange, destine, order, adjudge), from Proto-Germanic *skapjaną (to create), from the noun. Cognate with Dutch scheppen, German schaffen, Swedish skapa (to create, make).

Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - NOUN
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SHAPE (_plural_ SHAPES) * The status or condition of something _The used bookshop wouldn't offer much due to the poor SHAPE of the book._ * Condition of personal health, especially muscular health. _The vet checked to see what kind of SHAPE the animal was in._ _We exercise to keep in good physical SHAPE._ * The appearance of something, especially its outline. _He cut a square SHAPE out of the cake._ * A figure with unspecified appearance; especially a geometric figure. _What SHAPE shall we use for the cookies? Stars, circles, or diamonds?_ * Form; formation. * 2006, Berdj Kenadjian, Martin Zakarian, _From Darkness to Light_: What if God's plans and actions do mold the SHAPE of human events? * (iron manufacture) A rolled or hammered piece, such as a bar, beam, angle iron, etc., having a cross section different from merchant bar. * (iron manufacture) A piece which has been roughly forged nearly to the form it will receive when completely forged or fitted. * (cooking, now rare) A mould for making jelly, blancmange etc., or a piece of such food formed moulded into a particular shape. * 1918, Rebecca West, _The Return of the Soldier_, Virago 2014, p. 74: ‘And if I'm late for supper there's a dish of macaroni cheese you must put in the oven and a tin of tomatoes to eat with it. And there's a little rhubarb and SHAPE.’ HYPONYMS * See also Wikisaurus:shape DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * Appendix:Forms and shapes

shape (plural shapes)

  1. The status or condition of something
    The used bookshop wouldn't offer much due to the poor shape of the book.
  2. Condition of personal health, especially muscular health.
    The vet checked to see what kind of shape the animal was in.
    We exercise to keep in good physical shape.
  3. The appearance of something, especially its outline.
    He cut a square shape out of the cake.
  4. A figure with unspecified appearance; especially a geometric figure.
    What shape shall we use for the cookies? Stars, circles, or diamonds?
  5. Form; formation.
  6. (iron manufacture) A rolled or hammered piece, such as a bar, beam, angle iron, etc., having a cross section different from merchant bar.
  7. (iron manufacture) A piece which has been roughly forged nearly to the form it will receive when completely forged or fitted.
  8. (cooking, now rare) A mould for making jelly, blancmange etc., or a piece of such food formed moulded into a particular shape.

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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - VERB
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SHAPE (_third-person singular simple present_ SHAPES, _present participle_ SHAPING, _simple past_ SHAPED _or_ (obsolete) SHOPE, _past participle_ SHAPED _or_ SHAPEN) * (transitive) To give something a shape and definition. * 1932, _The American Scholar_, page 227, United Chapters of Phi Beta Kappa The professor never pretended to the academic prerogative of forcing his students into his own channels of reasoning; he entered into and helped SHAPE the discussion but above all he made his men learn to think for themselves and rely upon their own intellectual judgments. _SHAPE the dough into a pretzel.   For my art project, I plan to SHAPE my clay lump into a bowl._ * To form or manipulate something into a certain shape. * Prior Grace SHAPED her limbs, and beauty decked her face. * (of a country, person, etc) To give influence to. * To suit; to be adjusted or conformable. (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?) * (obsolete) To imagine; to conceive. * Shakespeare Oft my jealousy / SHAPES faults that are not. SYNONYMS * (give shape): form, mold DERIVED TERMS * beshape * foreshape * forshape * misshape * overshape * shape up TRANSLATIONS

shape (third-person singular simple present shapes, present participle shaping, simple past shaped or (obsolete) shope, past participle shaped or shapen)

  1. (transitive) To give something a shape and definition.
    Shape the dough into a pretzel.   For my art project, I plan to shape my clay lump into a bowl.
  2. To form or manipulate something into a certain shape.
  3. (of a country, person, etc) To give influence to.
  4. To suit; to be adjusted or conformable.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  5. (obsolete) To imagine; to conceive.

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* ephas * heaps * phase


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