Shape Shape (sh[=a]p), v. t. [imp. {Shaped} (sh[=a]pt); p. p. {Shaped} or {Shapen} (sh[=a]p"'n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Shaping}.] [OE. shapen, schapen, AS. sceapian. The p. p. shapen is from the strong verb, AS. scieppan, scyppan, sceppan, p. p. sceapen. See {Shape}, n.] 1. To form or create; especially, to mold or make into a particular form; to give proper form or figure to. [1913 Webster]

I was shapen in iniquity. --Ps. li. 5. [1913 Webster]

Grace shaped her limbs, and beauty decked her face. --Prior. [1913 Webster]

2. To adapt to a purpose; to regulate; to adjust; to direct; as, to shape the course of a vessel. [1913 Webster]

To the stream, when neither friends, nor force, Nor speed nor art avail, he shapes his course. --Denham. [1913 Webster]

Charmed by their eyes, their manners I acquire, And shape my foolishness to their desire. --Prior. [1913 Webster]

3. To imagine; to conceive; to call forth (ideas). [archaic] [1913 Webster]

Oft my jealousy Shapes faults that are not. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. To design; to prepare; to plan; to arrange. [1913 Webster]

When shapen was all this conspiracy, From point to point. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Shaping machine}. (Mach.) Same as {Shaper}.

{To shape one's self}, to prepare; to make ready. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

I will early shape me therefor. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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