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Synonyms for fork

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fork(noun)

    cutlery used for serving and eating food

    crotch, forking, ramification, branching

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

    the act of branching out or dividing into branches

    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"

    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

    crotch, forking, ramification, branching

  5. crotch, fork(verb)

    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, fork(verb)

    lift with a pitchfork

    "pitchfork hay"

    ramify, furcate, separate, pitchfork, branch

  7. fork(verb)

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

    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"

    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"

    ramify, furcate, separate, pitchfork, branch

Editors Contribution

  1. utensil

    it is a utensil

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fork(n.)

    branch, division, divarication

  2. fork(v. n.)

    branch, divide

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fork(n)

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

  2. fork(v)

    ramify, branch, divaricate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    clevis, yoke, forks, range, pitchfork

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How to use fork in a sentence?

  1. Stanisław Jerzy Lec:

    Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?

  2. Christopher Noble:

    The first we thing have to teach is using a knife and fork, we use them every day but to them it's inherently foreign.

  3. Kendra Chapman:

    You'll have a spread of food, and one thing might be completely safe, but they'll have something at the other end of the table that's not, and people will use the same spoon or the same fork, and now I really can't eat it.

  4. Rachel Blanchard:

    The child gets two confusing messages when a parent tells him which is the right fork to use, and then proceeds to use the wrong one. So does the child who listens to parents bicker and fuss, yet is told to be nice to his brothers and sisters.

  5. 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.

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