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Synonyms for fork

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  1. forknoun

    cutlery used for serving and eating food

    crotch, forking, ramification, branching

  2. branching, ramification, fork, forkingnoun

    the act of branching out or dividing into branches

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

  3. fork, crotchnoun

    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"

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

  4. forknoun

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

    crotch, forking, ramification, branching

  5. crotch, forkverb

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

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

  6. pitchfork, forkverb

    lift with a pitchfork

    "pitchfork hay"

    ramify, furcate, separate, pitchfork, branch

  7. forkverb

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

    ramify, furcate, separate, pitchfork, branch

  8. branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separateverb

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

    "The road forks"

    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. forkverb

    shape like a fork

    "She forked her fingers"

    ramify, furcate, separate, pitchfork, branch

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. utensil

    it is a utensil

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. forknoun

    branch, division, divarication

  2. forkverb

    branch, divide

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. forknoun

    fourchette, divarication, branch, crotch, prong, tine, pew, grain

  2. forkverb

    ramify, branch, divaricate

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "fork":

    clevis, yoke, forks, range, pitchfork

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  1. Neil Gershenfeld:

    For a smart material to be able to send out a more complex signal it needs to be nonlinear. If you hit a tuning fork twice as hard it will ring twice as loud but still at the same frequency. That's a linear response. If you hit a person twice as hard they're unlikely just to shout twice as loud. That property lets you learn more about the person than the tuning fork.

  2. Hamza Taouzzale:

    What fork or knife to use was tricky at first, i never used to have more than one fork or one knife on the table, and suddenly I had three of each. It was like, what do I do ?

  3. Stanislaw Lec:

    Is it progress if a cannibal uses a knife and fork

  4. Asaf Gitelis:

    The mask will be opened mechanically by hand remote or automatically when the fork is coming to the mask, then you can eat, enjoy, drink and you take out the fork and it will be closed, and you're protected against the virus and other people sitting with you.

  5. Doug Heye:

    Republicans are coming to a fork in the road -- and the question is -- whether or not they will take it, there are a lot of people who wanted to fight -- all we could do is fight Obama, fight the Democrats nonstop. Or do we have a strategy of not just throwing punches but landing punches?

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