Synonyms of deform


1. deform, change, alter, modify

usage: make formless; "the heat deformed the plastic sculpture"

2. contort, deform, distort, wring, twist, twine, distort

usage: twist and press out of shape

3. flex, bend, deform, twist, turn, change shape, change form, deform

usage: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"

4. deform, change shape, change form, deform

usage: become misshapen; "The sidewalk deformed during the earthquake"

5. deform, distort, strain, shape, form

usage: alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"

6. change shape, change form, deform, change

usage: assume a different shape or form

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Definition and meaning of deform (Dictionary)