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Definition of "take shape" []

  • To take a definite form. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "take shape" in a sentence
  • "Such is the thought that must become familiar to you, whoever you are, and to the people of These States; and must eventually take shape in action."
  • "It is more than probable that Morse did, while he was studying the French semaphores, and at an even earlier date, dream vaguely of the possibility of using electricity for conveying intelligence, and that he gave utterance among his intimates to these dreams; but the practical means of so utilizing this mysterious agent did not take shape in his mind until 1832."
  • "Stephen Charnock had already carried many honours, and given token of that Saxon vigour of intellect and ripe devotion which were afterwards to take shape in his noble treatise on the “Divine Attributes.”"