Übersetzung von “shape” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

shape

nounshape /ʃeɪp/
countable-uncountable the form of an object
forme feminine

packages of all shapes and sizes
des paquets de toutes formes et de toutes tailles

a vase in the shape of a dolphin
un vase en forme de dauphin

I could see a huge shape in the darkness.
Je voyais une forme immense dans l'obscurité.
uncountable the condition sth is in
forme feminine , état masculine

The lake is in good shape for summer swimming.
Le lac est en bon état pour y nager l'été.
uncountable the way sth is organized and the qualities it has
forme feminine , structure feminine

Computers and the Internet changed the shape of communications.
Les ordinateurs et Internet ont modifié la structure des communications.
take shape
to begin to develop and become organized
prendre forme/tournure

The U.S. Olympic team is beginning to take shape.
L'équipe olympique américaine commence à prendre forme.
in shape
physically healthy from exercise and good diet
en forme

I have to get in shape.
Je dois me mettre en forme.
out of shape
physically unhealthy from lack of exercise and good diet
pas en forme

I'm so out of shape right now.
Je suis tellement peu en forme en ce moment.

shape

verb transitiveshape /ʃeɪp/
to decide the way sth happens or is organized
déterminer

decisions that will shape your future
des décisions qui vont déterminer notre avenir

officials working to shape new tax proposals
des fonctionnaires travaillant à formuler des propositions de taxes nouvelles
to give a particular form
modeler , façonner

Shape the clay into a ball.
Façonnez/modelez une boule dans l'argile.

shape up

verb phrasalshape up [ ˈʃeɪp ˈʌp ]
to develop in a particular way
prendre forme/tournure

The tournament is shaping up to be an exciting event.
Le tournoi est en train de devenir un événement passionnant.
used to tell sb to behave better
se reprendre

You'd better shape up, young man.
Tu ferais mieux de te reprendre, jeune homme.

(Übersetzung von “shape” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

shape

noun /ʃeip/

the external form or outline of anything

forme
People are all (of) different shapes and sizes
The house is built in the shape of a letter L.

an indistinct form

forme indistincte
I saw a large shape in front of me in the darkness.

condition or state

forme
You’re in better physical shape than I am.
shaped adjective

having a certain shape

en forme de
A rugby ball is egg-shaped.
shapeless adjective

lacking shape

informe
She wears a shapeless, baggy coat.
shapelessness noun

caractère informe
shapely adjective

well-formed and having an attractive shape

bien fait
She has long, shapely legs.
shapeliness noun

galbe
in any shape (or form)

at all

sous quelque forme que ce soit
I don’t accept bribes in any shape or form.
out of shape

not in the proper shape

déformé
I sat on my hat and it’s rather out of shape.
take shape

to develop into a definite form

prendre forme
My garden is gradually taking shape.

shape

verb

to influence the nature of strongly

déterminer, influencer

(sometimes with up) to develop

prendre une tournure
The team is shaping (up) well.

(Übersetzung von “shape” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)