HEADWORD: form (after/ among/ around/ as/ between/ from/ into/ out of/ up) v.
NOUNS: aggregations, alliance, analogue, appraisal, atoms, association, avant garde, bands, basis, behaviour, beliefs, bishop, blood cells, bond, book, boundaries, brain, canon, carbon dioxide, cartels, caucus, cells, charities, chemical compounds, child, circle, city, clergy, cognitive maps, coherent whole, collections, collective, colony, committee, community, company, component, concept, conditioning, congregation, connective tissue, constituents, context, court of appeal, covenant, covering space, cult, desire, diagonal(s), elements, energy, expectations, extension, experience, females, figures, focussing, followers, frame, friendship, God, government, group, groupings, habit, harem, herds, historical roots, homogeneous group, hypotheses, idea, image(s), institutions, judgement, kind, latent inhibition, liking, lines, link(s), manifestation, manners, map, markets, material basis, mechanisms, men, mental picture, modes, molecule, moral reason, negative, nerve cord, neurone, nucleus, one´s mind, one´s own judgement, opinion(s), organic whole, outer shell, ozone, pairs, parents, part, past, pattern, peak, people, person, personal rights, picture, plan, plural, portion, premiss, processes, projects, proof, queue, random sequence, relationship(s), remnant, representation, result, ribosome, sedimentary bed(s), sentence(s), sequences, set, sheets of cells, side, singularity, situation, society, solid objects, s.o.´s character, solution, special class, starting point(s), state, string, structure, subjectivities, synapses, target, task, television subject, test, theory, ties, tree, triangle, tribes, ulcers, union, unique cue, uric acid, values, vanguard, wall, waves, wishes, work, xanthine;
ADVERBS: already, also, alternatively, apparently, distinctly, eventually, ever, exactly, freely, indeed, independently, in fact, intelligibly, legally, no doubt, not necessarily, only, only slowly, perfectly, perfectly/ relatively normally, perhaps, precisely, presently, really, similarly, slowly, socially, specifically, still, subsequently, therefore, thus, traditionally, unfortunately, usually, verbally;
EXAMPLES: the bonds are not readily broken once formed; they formed chopped beef into patties; groups of gens may be linked one to another to form tribes; they formed a queue/ into two lines; these little blisters enlarge and eventually burst to form ulcers; they formed an army out of rebels; the holy, rather, formed the permanent context of life; free wage-labourers formed the majority of the labour force; we wish to form our minds independently; only a few of them form sociable groups; why do human beings form sexual bonds?; Germanic tribes form quite large groups of people; the target association may be formed perfectly normally; the roof itself formed one side of the small place; two cells fuse to form one; I should try and form my own judgement; the cells form a sheet; we can form a general idea of `woman´; not only does it form a part of ...; these examples form a bridge between ...; use your own diary to form a picture of the kind of person you are; animals can form cognitive maps; people form collections of ideas into modes; the modes we form depend on human conventions; it could have been appropriate of me to form my own judgement; they formed up in three ranks;
SYNONYMS: make, fabricate, produce, manufacture, assemble, put together, build, set up; create, devise, invent, give form/ shape, conceive, imagine, concoct, visualize; make up, comprise, be composed of, constitute; acquire, develop, get, contract; grow, appear, show up, accumulate, take form/ shape;
GERMAN: formen, gestalten, bilden, entwickeln, annehmen, schließen, anknüpfen, gewinnen, ausdenken, entwerfen, gründen, ins Leben rufen, sich aufstellen, antreten, Gestalt annehmen;
HEADWORD: form (of) n.
VERBS: be (in/ out of), fill in/ out/ up, assume, take (on), come out in, be considered, go into;
NOUNS: application/ tax form, racing/ printed form, master of form, government, apology, punishment, address, energy, form and content, plural form;
ADJECTIVES: bad/ good, excellent, superb, comprehensive, concise, condensed, abridged, convenient, handy, revised, colloquial, bound, combing, diminutive, free, inflectional, obsolete, singular, plural, verbal, dark, graceful, tall;
EXAMPLES: to assume a human form; the book came out in an abridged form; to reject fraud in any form; a fiend in human form; I'm out of/ not in form today; off form; to be in/ go into the third form at school; to be built in the form of a cross; there are three forms of air travel; an illness takes the form of high fever; to be a master of form; not to like s.th. in any shape or form; I'm in/ on great form; we're hoping to win but on present form that looks unlikely; to be considered bad form to do s.th. to take form; to have form;
SYNONYMS: usage, convention; mould, die, matrix, punch; outline, contour, profile, shape; frame, casing, border, boundary; structure, framework, boundaries, pattern; (pre)arrangement, plan, design, preparation; cast, configuration;
GERMAN: Form, Gestalt, Verfassung, Klasse, Bank, Vorstrafe, Sasse, Nest;