Meaning of "form" in Essential English Dictionary


noun uk /fɔːm/

A2 a printed document with spaces for you to write information:

Please fill in the form using black ink.

B1 a way of writing or saying a word that shows if it is singular or plural, past or present, etc.:

‘Isn’t’ is the short form of ‘is not.’

a type of something or way of doing something:

Swimming is the best form of exercise.

the body or shape of someone or something:

paintings of the human form

B1 UK a school class for students of the same age or ability:

the third form

(Definition of “form noun” from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)