Synonyms for (verb) deform

Synonyms: deform, change form, change shape

Definition: assume a different shape or form

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: strain, distort, deform

Definition: alter the shape of (something) by stress

Usage: His body was deformed by leprosy

Similar words: shape, form

Definition: give shape or form to

Usage: shape the dough; form the young child's character


Synonyms: deform

Definition: become misshapen

Usage: The sidewalk deformed during the earthquake

Similar words: deform, change form, change shape

Definition: assume a different shape or form


Synonyms: turn, twist, bend, flex, deform

Definition: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

Usage: bend the rod; twist the dough into a braid; the strong man could turn an iron bar

Similar words: deform, change form, change shape

Definition: assume a different shape or form


Synonyms: contort, distort, deform, wring

Definition: twist and press out of shape

Similar words: twine, twist, distort

Definition: form into a spiral shape

Usage: The cord is all twisted


Synonyms: deform

Definition: make formless

Usage: the heat deformed the plastic sculpture

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue