Definition of mold:
the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
loose soil rich in organic matter
the process of becoming mildewed
a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold; "a lobster mold"; "a gelatin dessert made in a mold"
a distinctive nature, character, or type; "a leader in the mold of her predecessors"
sculpture produced by molding
form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay"
become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house"
form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"
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"
fit tightly, follow the contours of; "The dress molds her beautiful figure"
shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"