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Noun molding has 5 senses
  1. molding, casting - the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
    --1 is a kind of creating from raw materials
    Derived forms: verb mold1, verb mold3
  2. molding, moulding - a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
    --2 is a kind of decoration, ornament, ornamentation
    --2 has particulars:
     annulet, bandelet, bandelette, bandlet, square and rabbet; architrave; baseboard, mopboard, skirting board; beading, bead, beadwork, astragal; cavetto; conge; cornice; cyma, cymatium; egg-and-dart, egg-and-anchor, egg-and-tongue; gorgerin, necking; ovolo, thumb, quarter round; quirk molding, quirk moulding; rib; subbase; surbase; torus, tore
  3. molding, moulding, border - a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
    --3 is a kind of edge, margin
    --3 is a part of picture frame
  4. mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture - sculpture produced by molding
    --4 is a kind of sculpture
    Derived form: verb mold3
  5. modeling, modelling, molding, moulding - a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
    --5 is a kind of sculpture, carving
    --5 has particulars: cheoplasty
    Derived form: verb mold1
Verb mold has 6 senses
  1. model, mold, mould - form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay"
    --1 is one way to shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge
    Derived forms: noun mold6, noun mold2, noun mold1, noun molding1, noun molding5
    Sample sentence:
    Did he mold his major works over a short period of time?
  2. mold, mildew - become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house"
    --2 is one way to change
    Derived forms: noun mold5, noun mold4
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something ----s something
  3. cast, mold, mould - form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"
    --3 is one way to shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge
    Derived forms: noun mold6, noun mold2, noun mold1, noun molding4, noun molding1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge - make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the riceballs carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
    --4 is one way to create from raw material, create from raw stuff
    Derived form: noun mold1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. mold - fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her beautiful figure"
    --5 is one way to
    cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  6. determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate - shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
    --6 is one way to cause, do, make
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
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