Synonyms of mold


1. cast, mold, mould, stamp, solid

usage: the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"

2. mold, mould, cast, container

usage: container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens

3. mold, mould, soil, dirt

usage: loose soil rich in organic matter

4. mildew, mold, mould, spoilage, spoiling

usage: the process of becoming mildewed

5. mold, mould, fungus

usage: a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter

6. mold, mould, dish, dessert, sweet, afters

usage: a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold; "a lobster mold"; "a gelatin dessert made in a mold"

7. mold, mould, hallmark, trademark, earmark, stylemark

usage: a distinctive nature, character, or type; "a leader in the mold of her predecessors"

8. mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture, sculpture

usage: sculpture produced by molding


1. model, mold, mould, shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge

usage: form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay"

2. mold, mildew, change

usage: become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house"

3. cast, mold, mould, shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge

usage: form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"

4. shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge, create from raw material, create from raw stuff

usage: make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"

5. mold, cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere

usage: fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her beautiful figure"

6. determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate, cause, do, make

usage: shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"

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Definition and meaning of mold (Dictionary)