To spoil the form of; to mar in form; to misshape; to disfigure.
- To spoil the natural form of; misshape: a body that had been deformed by disease.
- To spoil the beauty or appearance of; disfigure.
- Physics To alter the shape of by pressure or stress.
- Geology To change the original state or size of a rock mass, especially by folding or faulting.
- To become deformed. See Synonyms at distort.