Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 2 decades ago


SHAPE 和 DESIGN有什麼不同?加了ING有新的意思嗎?前面可加哪類名詞嗎?

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  • Anonymous
    2 decades ago
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    The characteristic surface configuration of a thing; an outline or contour. See Synonyms at form.

    Something distinguished from its surroundings by its outline.

    The contour of a person's body; the figure.

    A definite distinctive form: “The bomb gave the shape of life, outer and inner, an irreversible charge; a sense of fatefulness would now lie on all things” (Alfred Kazin).

    A desirable form: a fabric that holds its shape.

    A form or condition in which something may exist or appear; embodiment: a god in the shape of a swan.

    Assumed or false appearance; guise.

    A ghostly form; a phantom.

    Something, such as a mold or pattern, used to give or determine form.

    The proper condition of something necessary for action, effectiveness, or use: an athlete in excellent shape.

    v. shaped, shap·ing, shapes

    v. tr.

    To give a particular form to; create.

    To cause to conform to a particular form or pattern; adapt to fit.

    To plan to bring about the realization or accomplishment of; devise.

    To embody in a definite form: shaped a folk legend into a full-scale opera.

    To adapt to a particular use or purpose; adjust.

    To direct the course of: “He shaped history as well as being shaped by it” (Robert J. Samuelson).

    v. intr.

    To come to pass; happen.

    To take on a definite shape or form. Often used with up or into.


    v. de·signed, de·sign·ing, de·signs

    v. tr.

    To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent: design a good excuse for not attending the conference.

    To formulate a plan for; devise: designed a marketing strategy for the new product.

    To plan out in systematic, usually graphic form: design a building; design a computer program.

    To create or contrive for a particular purpose or effect: a game designed to appeal to all ages.

    To have as a goal or purpose; intend.

    To create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner.

    v. intr.

    To make or execute plans.

    To have a goal or purpose in mind.

    To create designs.


    A drawing or sketch.

    A graphic representation, especially a detailed plan for construction or manufacture.

    The purposeful or inventive arrangement of parts or details: the aerodynamic design of an automobile; furniture of simple but elegant design.

    The art or practice of designing or making designs.

    Something designed, especially a decorative or an artistic work.

    An ornamental pattern. See Synonyms at figure.

    A basic scheme or pattern that affects and controls function or development: the overall design of an epic poem.

    A plan; a project. See Synonyms at plan.

    A reasoned purpose; an intent: It was her design to set up practice on her own as soon as she was qualified.

    Deliberate intention: He became a photographer more by accident than by design.

    A secretive plot or scheme. Often used in the plural: He has designs on my job.

    Source(s): 看英文解釋就知有啥不同
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