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According to WordNet, the verb "form" has 7 sense(s).
202621395 to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction".
200144850 assume a form or shape; "the water formed little beads".
202623906 develop into a distinctive entity; "our plans began to take shape".
201659248 make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword".
202448185 create (as an entity); "social groups form everywhere"; "They formed a company".
- SUMO Mappings: Making (subsuming mapping)
202430922 establish or impress firmly in the mind; "We imprint our ideas onto our children".
- SUMO Mappings: Founding (equivalent mapping)
200142191 give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character".
- SUMO Mappings: Learning (subsuming mapping)
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