(redirected from forms)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • noun
  • verb
  • phrase

Synonyms for form




off form


on form


take form

Synonyms for form

the external outline of a thing

a document used in applying, as for a job


an accepted way of doing something


a conventional social gesture or act without intrinsic purpose

a state of sound readiness

a hollow device for shaping a fluid or plastic substance

to give form to by or as if by pressing and kneading

to create by combining parts or elements

to come gradually to have

to be the constituent parts of

Synonyms for form

the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something

the visual appearance of something or someone

(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups

an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse

a particular mode in which something is manifested

a body of students who are taught together

an ability to perform well

Related Words

a life-size dummy used to display clothes

a mold for setting concrete

Related Words

to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"

develop into a distinctive entity

establish or impress firmly in the mind


References in classic literature ?
The doctrine which is assailed takes two or three forms, but fails in any of them to escape the dialectical difficulties which are urged against it.
Plato also left behind him a most potent instrument, the forms of logic-- arms ready for use, but not yet taken out of their armoury.
in the Phaedrus, Phaedo, Republic; to which may be added the criticism of them in the Parmenides, the personal form which is attributed to them in the Timaeus, the logical character which they assume in the Sophist and Philebus, and the allusion to them in the Laws.
They relate to a subject of which Plato himself would have said that 'he was not confident of the precise form of his own statements, but was strong in the belief that something of the kind was true.
On the other hand, the ancient and mediaeval logic retained a continuous influence over it, and a form like that of mathematics was easily impressed upon it; the principle of ancient philosophy which is most apparent in it is scepticism; we must doubt nearly every traditional or received notion, that we may hold fast one or two.
The teaching of Spinoza might be described generally as the Jewish religion reduced to an abstraction and taking the form of the Eleatic philosophy.
While student employees' wages are usually captured appropriately on Forms W-2, the academic world contains many shades of gray between earned compensation and scholarships based on academic merit or financial need.
In addition to providing more time to correct errors, the IRS has decided that, at least for the first year of the mandate, taxpayers required to file more than 25 of 5 international forms will be permitted to file those forms on paper, in lieu of including them as part of the XML transmission.
Current EROs must update their applications online to use the additional corporate forms.
Solution: Attach a complete breakdown of each spouse's income; a detailed capital gain calculation; deductions, including a list of total Schedule A Itemized Deductions; exemptions; taxable income; credits; other taxes, including separate Forms 6251, Alternative Minimum Tax; federal tax withheld; payments; offsets; and refunds.
Prior to this recent change in the recording system for New York City, sellers' attorneys and our other client attorneys who do deed or co-op transfers have prepared the various transfer forms that accompany the deed and had their clients sign them at closing.
Kiefel Technologies will form hinged APET fruit trays on its in-line KMD75-BFSS system.
There's also no need to waste resources re-keying information because forms can be completed and submitted electronically.
In addition to the new SAR form, new software has been developed and is available to assist in the preparation and filing of SAR forms.
Internal Revenue Service, healthcare organizations, student testing services, businesses conducting global surveys, and companies interacting with a variety of individuals often must accept paper-based forms as a low-technology solution to obtaining data.