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pre·form

 (prē′fôrm′)
tr.v. pre·formed, pre·form·ing, pre·forms
1. To shape or form beforehand.
2. To determine the shape or form of beforehand.
n.
1. An object that has been subjected to preliminary, usually incomplete shaping or molding before undergoing complete or final processing.
2. Linguistics A reconstructed ancestral word or form.

preform

(ˈpriːˈfɔːm)
vb (tr)
to shape, construct, or bring into existence in advance

preform


Past participle: preformed
Gerund: preforming

Imperative
preform
preform
Present
I preform
you preform
he/she/it preforms
we preform
you preform
they preform
Preterite
I preformed
you preformed
he/she/it preformed
we preformed
you preformed
they preformed
Present Continuous
I am preforming
you are preforming
he/she/it is preforming
we are preforming
you are preforming
they are preforming
Present Perfect
I have preformed
you have preformed
he/she/it has preformed
we have preformed
you have preformed
they have preformed
Past Continuous
I was preforming
you were preforming
he/she/it was preforming
we were preforming
you were preforming
they were preforming
Past Perfect
I had preformed
you had preformed
he/she/it had preformed
we had preformed
you had preformed
they had preformed
Future
I will preform
you will preform
he/she/it will preform
we will preform
you will preform
they will preform
Future Perfect
I will have preformed
you will have preformed
he/she/it will have preformed
we will have preformed
you will have preformed
they will have preformed
Future Continuous
I will be preforming
you will be preforming
he/she/it will be preforming
we will be preforming
you will be preforming
they will be preforming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been preforming
you have been preforming
he/she/it has been preforming
we have been preforming
you have been preforming
they have been preforming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been preforming
you will have been preforming
he/she/it will have been preforming
we will have been preforming
you will have been preforming
they will have been preforming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been preforming
you had been preforming
he/she/it had been preforming
we had been preforming
you had been preforming
they had been preforming
Conditional
I would preform
you would preform
he/she/it would preform
we would preform
you would preform
they would preform
Past Conditional
I would have preformed
you would have preformed
he/she/it would have preformed
we would have preformed
you would have preformed
they would have preformed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.preform - form into a shape resembling the final, desired one
shape, mould, mold, form, forge, work - 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"
preform - form or shape beforehand or determine the shape of beforehand
2.preform - form or shape beforehand or determine the shape of beforehand
shape, mould, mold, form, forge, work - 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"
preform - form into a shape resembling the final, desired one
Translations

preform

vtvorformen
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