1. Noun.  The shape or visible structure of a thing or person.
  2. Noun.  A thing that gives shape to other things as in a mold.
  3. Noun.  An order of doing things, as in religious ritual.
  4. Noun.  A blank document or template to be filled in by the user.
  5. Noun.  (grammar) A grouping of words which maintain grammatical context in different usages.
  6. Noun.  Characteristics not involving atomic components.
  7. Noun.  (UK) A criminal record; loosely, past history (in a given area).
  8. Noun.  (UK, education) A class or year of students (often preceded by an ordinal number to specify the year, as in (term, sixth form) ).
  9. Noun.  The den or home of a hare.
  10. Noun.  (dated) A long bench with no back.
  11. Noun.  (computing, programming) A window or dialogue box.
  12. Verb.  (transitive) To give shape or visible structure to (a thing or person).
  13. Verb.  (intransitive) To take shape.
  14. Verb.  (transitive, linguistics) To create (a word) by inflection or derivation.
  15. Verb.  (transitive) To constitute, to compose, to make up.

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