Definitions of shaped

  1. shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass ( as by work or effort); " a shaped handgrip"; " the molded steel plates"; " the wrought silver bracelet"
  2. having the shape of; " a square shaped playing field"
  3. Formed, of the shape of, resembling.

Usage examples for shaped

  1. But certainly the Bible always speaks of angels as shaped like men, like human beings, only more beautiful and glorious. – The Good News of God by Charles Kingsley
  2. Partly because he knew not well how else to train them, for Jerome was far too weak on the practical side to have shaped a working system of his own- a system he durst rely upon; and partly, too, because they seemed to him to inherit many characteristics from their mother, and so to be naturally fitted for some conventional upper- class career. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  3. In that form the situation shaped itself in her mind. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  4. I saw his career influenced, if not largely shaped, by material necessity. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  5. We shaped our course towards the Indian cemetery. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière