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Definition of "form" []

  • The shape and structure of an object. (noun)
  • The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal considered separately from the face or head; figure. (noun)
  • The essence of something. (noun)
  • The mode in which a thing exists, acts, or manifests itself; kind: a form of animal life; a form of blackmail. (noun)
  • Procedure as determined or governed by regulation or custom. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "form" in a sentence
  • "I still await some form of PERSONAL **not form** answer."
  • "These experiments merely indicate that _the parent form possesses more potential characters than it can give expression to in a single individual form_, some of them being necessarily latent or hidden, and that when these latent ones show themselves they must do so at the expense of others which become latent or hidden in their turn."
  • "Was the form of slavery which our professor pronounces innocent _the form_ witnessed by our Savior "in Judea?""