HyperDic: forge

English > 9 senses of the word forge:
VERBcreationforge, hammercreate by hammering
creationforge, fake, counterfeitmake a copy of with the intent to deceive
creationforge, invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulatecome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort / effort
motionforgemove ahead steadily
motionforge, spurt, spirtmove or act with a sudden increase / increase in speed or energy
creationforge, shape, form, work, mold, mouldmake something, usually for a specific function
creationforge, fashionmake out of components (often in an improvising manner)
NOUNartifactforgefurnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
artifactforge, smithya workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
forge > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rjh
Rhymesdisgorge ... Norge: 5 rhymes with aorjh...
English > forge: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningfurnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping.
BroaderfurnaceAn enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
Spanishforja, fragua
Catalanfarga, forja
English > forge: 9 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering.
Synonymsmithy
PartsanvilA heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals / metals are shaped by hammering
drop forge, drop hammer, drop pressdevice for making large forgings
Broaderworkplace, workA place where work is done
Spanishforja, fragua
Catalanfarga, forja
Verbsforgecreate by hammering
English > forge: 9 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningcreate by hammering.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "forge a pair of tongues"
Synonymhammer
Narrowerdropforgeforge with a dropforge
foliatehammer into thin flat foils
Broaderbeatshape by beating
Similar tohammerBeat with or as if with a hammer
Spanishforjar, martillar, martillear
Catalanamartellar, forjar, martellejar
Nounsforgea workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
forgersomeone who operates a forge
forgingshaping metal / metal by heating and hammering
English > forge: 9 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningmake a copy of with the intent to deceive.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "She forged a Green Card"
Synonymsfake, counterfeit
Broaderre-createcreate anew
Spanishcontrahacer, falsear, falsificar, forjar
Catalanfalsar, falsejar, falsificar, forjar
Nounsforgersomeone who makes copies illegally
forgerycriminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud
forgerya copy that is represented as the original
English > forge: 9 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningcome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort / effort.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsinvent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Spanishfalsificar, formular, idear, inventar, tramar
Catalanfalsificar, formular, idear, inventar, preveure, tramar
English > forge: 9 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove ahead steadily.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"He forged ahead"
Broaderadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Spanishavanzar
English > forge: 9 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningMove or act with a sudden increase / increase in speed or energy.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsspurt, spirt
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
English > forge: 9 senses > verb 6, creation
Meaningmake something, usually for a specific function.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsshape, form, work, mold, mould
Narrowerbeatshape by beating
carveform by carving
cast, mold, mouldform by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
chipform by chipping
cut outform and create by cutting out
grindShape or form by grinding
handbuild, hand-build, coilmake without a potter's wheel
hillform into a hill
layermake or form a layer
machineTurn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery
model, mold, mouldform in clay, wax, etc
moundform into a rounded elevation
preformform or shape beforehand or determine the shape of beforehand
preformform into a shape resembling the final / final, desired one
puddlesubject to puddling or form by puddling
reshape, remoldshape again or shape differently
roughcastshape roughly
sculpt, sculpturecreate by shaping stone / stone or wood or any other hard material
sinterCause (ores or powdery metals) to become a coherent mass by heating without melting
stampform or cut out with a mold, form, or die
swage, upsetform metals with a swage
throwmake on a potter's wheel
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Similar towork, work on, processshape, form, or improve a material
Spanishconstituir, falsificar, forjar, formar, fraguar, modelar, moldear, plasmar
Catalanconstituir, donar forma, falsificar, forjar, formar, modelar
English > forge: 9 senses > verb 7, creation
Meaningmake out of components (often in an improvising manner).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymfashion
Narrowercraftmake by hand and with much skill
sew, tailor, tailor-makecreate (clothes) with cloth
tiemake by tying pieces together
Broadermakemake by shaping or bringing together constituents
Spanishforjar, formar
Catalanfargar, forjar, formar

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