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Definition of 'deform'

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  1. make formless; "the heat deformed the plastic sculpture"
  2. twist and press out of shape
       Synonyms: contort distort wring
  3. 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"
       Synonyms: flex bend twist turn
       Antonyms: unbend
  4. become misshapen; "The sidewalk deformed during the earthquake"
  5. alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
       Synonyms: distort strain
  6. assume a different shape or form
       Synonyms: change shape change form

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