Form

Meaning & Definition of Form”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Droplets have formed on the glass.

If a droplet forms, it starts to exist.

<Similar Word>

Droplets have appeared on the glass.

 

A crowd has formed around the fountain.

 

A huge cloud has formed in the sky.

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A person is forming clay into a pot.

To make something into a particular shape.
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<Similar Word>

A person is making a pot with clay.

Dough is formed into balls.

A boy is forming a heart with his hands.

Fork

Meaning & Definition of “fork”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

The path forks.

If a road, path, or river forks, it divides into two parts.

<Similar Word>
The road divides into two paths.

 

Lightning has forked across the sky.

 

The tongue of a snake is forked.

 

Flash

Meaning & Definition of “Flash”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

An ambulance is flashing lights to hurry through the heavy traffic.

If a light flashes or if you flash a light, it shines brightly and suddenly.

<Similar Word>
An ambulance is shining its lights to hurry through the heavy traffic.

 

Lightning is flashing in the distance.

 

A man is flashing a light in the dark.

 

<Another Usage>
A scary thought flashed through my mind.
An image of my girlfriend flashed through my mind.
What happened in Paris flashes into her mind repeatedly.

If a thought, image, memory etc., flashes through or into your mind, you suddenly think about it.

Float

Meaning & Definition of “float ”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Smoke is floating in the air.

<Another verb for the photo>

Smoke is drifting in the air.

A woman is floating in the water.
A woman is drifting in the water.

A balloon is drifting in the air.
A balloon is floating in the air.

Forbid

Meaning & Definition of “Forbid”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Smoking is forbidden in the room.

<Similar Words>
Smoking is banned in this room.
Smoking is prohibited in the room.
 
<Opposite Words>
Smoking is allowed in the room.
<Related words>
Smoking is not allowed in the room.
The room is smoke free.

 

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Fires are forbidden in the woods.

<Similar Words>
Fires are banned in the woods.
Fires are prohibited in the woods.
<Opposite Word>
Fires are allowed in the woods.

 

Float

Meaning & Definition of “float”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

A woman is floating in the water.

<Related word>
A woman is floating face up in the water.
A woman is afloat in the water.
<Opposite Word>
A woman is sinking.