how to pronounce mold


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mold is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of mold in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… monitor and to perhaps mold a little bit …”

meanings of mold


  1. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
  2. General shape or form.
  3. A group of moldings.
  4. Loose friable soil, rich in humus and fit for planting.
  5. Earth, ground.
  6. A fontanelle.
  7. The shape or pattern of a mold.
  8. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
  9. A fixed or restrictive pattern or form.
  10. A natural substance in the form of a woolly or furry growth of tiny fungi that appears when organic material lies for a long time exposed to (usually warm and moist) air.
  11. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
  12. Distinctive character or type.


  1. To cover with mold or soil.
  2. To make a mold of or from (molten metal, for example) before casting.
  3. To guide or determine the growth or development of; influence.
  4. To cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon.
  5. To fit closely by following the contours of.
  6. To shape in or on a mold; to form into a particular shape; to give shape to.
  7. To become moldy; to be covered or filled, in whole or in part, with a mold.
  8. To ornament with moldings.
  9. To be shaped in or as if in a mold.


  1. A surname​.
  2. An unincorporated community in Douglas County, Washington, United States.
  3. A town in and the county town of Flintshire, Wales (OS grid ref SJ2364).

mold frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word mold occurs in english on average 9.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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