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Synonyms for fork
fɔrk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fork(noun)

    cutlery used for serving and eating food

    Synonyms:
    crotch, forking, ramification, branching

  2. branching, ramification, fork, forking(noun)

    the act of branching out or dividing into branches

    Synonyms:
    branch, forking, furcation, leg, crotch, complication, ramification, branching

  3. fork, crotch(noun)

    the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches

    "they took the south fork"; "he climbed into the crotch of a tree"

    Synonyms:
    genital organ, forking, genitalia, private parts, crotch, ramification, privates, genitals, branching

  4. fork(noun)

    an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs

    Synonyms:
    crotch, forking, ramification, branching

  5. crotch, fork(verb)

    the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk

    Synonyms:
    genital organ, forking, genitalia, privates, private parts, crotch, ramification, genitals, branching

  6. pitchfork, fork(verb)

    lift with a pitchfork

    "pitchfork hay"

    Synonyms:
    ramify, furcate, separate, pitchfork, branch

  7. fork(verb)

    place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces

    Synonyms:
    ramify, furcate, separate, pitchfork, branch

  8. branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separate(verb)

    divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

    "The road forks"

    Synonyms:
    divide, split, pitchfork, separate, sort, come apart, assort, classify, secern, sort out, dissever, differentiate, class, part, break, disunite, severalise, break up, fall apart, severalize, secernate, complexify, split up, furcate, distinguish, tell apart, carve up, tell, branch, single out, ramify, discriminate

  9. fork(verb)

    shape like a fork

    "She forked her fingers"

    Synonyms:
    ramify, furcate, separate, pitchfork, branch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fork(n.)

    Synonyms:
    branch, division, divarication

  2. fork(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    branch, divide

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    clevis, yoke, forks, range, pitchfork

How to use fork in a sentence?

  1. Stanisław Jerzy Lec:

    Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?

  2. Yogi Berra:

    When you come to a fork in the road, take it.

  3. Stanislaw Lec:

    Is it progress if a cannibal uses a knife and fork

  4. English Proverb:

    Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork.

  5. Paul Hames:

    If you come to a fork in the road. Pick it up and throw it away.

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