Definitions For Shape


  • The spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
  • The visual appearance of something or someone
  • Any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
  • Alternative names for the body of a human being
  • A perceptual structure
  • A concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept
  • The supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe
  • The state of (good) health (especially in the phrases in condition' or in shape' or out of condition' or out of shape')
  • The form or outline of an object
  • The condition of something or someone
  • A physically strong and healthy condition


  • Give shape or form to
  • Shape or influence; give direction to
  • Make something, usually for a specific function
  • To give a particular form or shape to (something) : to work with (a material) in order to make something from it
  • To influence the development of (something) : to help (something) become what it is
  • To make (something, such as a plan) by a process of careful thought

Is Shape a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Shape is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shape in a Sentence

  • The artist shaped the stone with a hammer and chisel.
  • Schools shape the minds of future leaders.
  • Ads help shape public opinion.
  • Circles, squares, triangles, and other geometric shapes
  • The cake has a rectangular shape.
  • The pieces came in many different sizes and shapes.

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