UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃeɪpt/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(shāpt)

From the verb shape: (⇒ conjugate)
shaped is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. is [rectangular, diamond, square, bottle, oval, star] shaped
  2. a [rectangular]-shaped [design, building, face]
  3. an L-shaped room
  4. shaped like a [heart, pear, bell, tree]
  5. a [heart]-shaped [pillow, locket, case]
  6. is [roughly, vaguely, somewhat] [heart] shaped
  7. a shaped diamond [ring, pendant, necklace]
  8. shaped [gems, diamonds, jewelry]
  9. a shaped [wedge, piece, part, structure]
  10. [neatly, properly, professionally] shaped eyebrows
  11. UK: [the plan, his career, it all] went pear-shaped
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [circle, rectangle, triangle] shape
  2. a [circular] shape
  3. [draw, trace, make] a [circular] shape
  4. [divide, cut, make] into [circular] shapes
  5. in the shape of a [circle]
  6. a [weird, vague, peculiar, mysterious] shape
  7. saw a shape in the [bushes, shadows]
  8. in [good, bad, poor, great, excellent, reasonable, better] shape
  9. the [house, building, athlete] was in [good] shape
  10. am trying to get back [in, into] shape
  11. get into shape (for the match)
  12. [exercise, pump weights, swim] to get into shape
  13. am [really, terribly] out of shape
  14. the actress still [has, boasts] a great shape
  15. the [ideas, figures, puzzle] began to take shape
  16. (of) all shapes and sizes
  17. come in all shapes and sizes
  18. is the shape of things to come
  1. shape the [clay, dough]
  2. shape your [body, muscles, arms]
  3. shape your [children, students]
  4. shapes the [opinions, perceptions] of
  5. shape public [opinion] about
  6. shape (it) into a [dog, tree]
  7. shape into [meatballs, sausages]
  8. shape [the future, our world, history]
  9. shape the [development, course, direction] of
  10. shape to [conceal, provide, form, meet]
  11. you [have to, must] shape up
  12. the [economy, situation, patient] is shaping up
  13. shape up at [work, school]
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