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mold

 
Noun mold has 6 senses
  1. cast, mold, stamp - the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
    --1 is a kind of solid
    Derived forms: verb mold4, verb mold3, verb mold1
  2. mold, mould, cast - container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    --2 is a kind of container
    --2 has particulars: form; matrix; pig bed, pig; sandbox
    Derived forms: verb mold3, verb mold1
  3. mold, mould - loose soil rich in organic matter
    --3 is a kind of soil, dirt
    --3 has particulars: leaf mold, leaf mould, leaf soil
  4. mildew, mold - the process of becoming mildewed
    --4 is a kind of spoilage, spoiling
    Derived form: verb mold2
  5. mold, mould - a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
    --5 is a kind of fungus
    --5 has particulars: mucor; rhizopus; water mold
    Derived form: verb mold2
  6. mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture - sculpture produced by molding
    --6 is a kind of sculpture
    Derived forms: verb mold3, verb mold1
Verb mold has 6 senses
  1. model, mold, mould - form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay"
    --1 is one way to shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge
    Derived forms: noun mold6, noun mold2, noun mold1, noun molding1, noun molding5
    Sample sentence:
    Did he mold his major works over a short period of time?
  2. mold, mildew - become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house"
    --2 is one way to change
    Derived forms: noun mold5, noun mold4
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something ----s something
  3. cast, mold, mould - form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"
    --3 is one way to shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge
    Derived forms: noun mold6, noun mold2, noun mold1, noun molding4, noun molding1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge - make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the riceballs carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
    --4 is one way to create from raw material, create from raw stuff
    Derived form: noun mold1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. mold - fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her beautiful figure"
    --5 is one way to
    cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  6. determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate - shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
    --6 is one way to cause, do, make
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
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