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2 Translation results for shape in Spanish

noun | verb

shape noun

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forma, figura; estado, condición, forma (física)

Example sentences of
shape noun

  • Children learn about circles, squares, triangles, and other geometric shapes.
  • The cake has a rectangular shape.
  • The pieces came in many different sizes and shapes.
  • The pieces were sorted by size and shape.
  • The cloud kept changing shape.
  • The cake was rectangular in shape.
  • I need to start exercising and get back in shape.
  • I'm out of shape because I haven't been exercising.
  • The players were in poor condition, but the coach quickly whipped them into shape.
  • She stays in shape by exercising daily and eating well.

Synonyms of
shape noun

Detailed synonyms for shape noun

See: Form

shape verb

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shaped, has shaped, is shaping, shapes
dar forma a, modelar (arcilla, etc.), tallar (madera, piedra), formar (carácter); decidir, determinar

Example sentences of
shape verb

  • The artist shaped the stone with a hammer and chisel.
  • Schools shape the minds of future leaders.
  • Ads help shape public opinion.

Detailed synonyms for shape verb

See: Make

Phrasal verbs for shape

  • shape up - (informal, figurado) tomar forma

Reverse translation for shape

forma  - form, shape, manner, way, fitness 
figura  - figure, shape, form 
estado  - state, status, condition 
condición  - condition, state, capacity, position 
forma  (física) - form, shape, manner, way, fitness 
modelar  (arcilla, etc.) - to model, to mold 
tallar  (madera, piedra) - to sculpt, to carve, to measure (someone's height), to deal (cards) 
formar  (carácter) - to form, to make, to constitute, to make up, to train, to educate 
decidir  - to decide, to decide, to determine, to persuade, to decide 
determinar  - to determine, to cause, to bring about, to nail down 
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