Form and Outline


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Form noun – The outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance.
Usage example: the wood-carver carved the block of wood into the form of a duck

Outline is a synonym for form in make topic. In some cases you can use "Outline" instead the word "Form" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like shape, build, contours, animate body and its condition.
Nearby Words: formal, formation, formed, formality, formless
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Outline noun – A line that traces the outer limits of an object or surface.
Usage example: place your hand on the paper and draw an outline around it

Form is a synonym for outline in shape topic. You can use "Form" instead the word "Outline" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as appearance, arrange, silhouette.
Nearby Words: outlined, outlining
Synonyms for Outline

How words are described

human human form human outline
good good form good outline
full full form full outline
similar similar form similar outline
Other adjectives: complete, original, initial, popular, real, unique, basic, giant, humanoid.

Common collocations

body form body outline body
plot form plot outline plot
plan form plan outline plan

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