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Synonyms for fork

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Contribution

  1. utensil

    it is a utensil

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. forknoun

    branch, division, divarication

  2. forkverb

    branch, divide

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. forknoun

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

  2. forkverb

    ramify, branch, divaricate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fork":

    clevis, yoke, forks, range, pitchfork

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How to use fork in a sentence?

  1. Lewis Carroll:

    One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. Which road do I take? she asked. Where do you want to go? was his response. I don't know, Alice answered. Then, said the cat, it doesn't matter.

  2. Hope Jay:

    It was a harmless senior prank that all of us parents knew 100% what was going on, they had planned as a group, you know, 40 students, which is half the senior class… to fork the field, which is putting plastic forks in the dirt.

  3. Andrew Levin:

    She could be facing a fork in the road where there are several dissents no matter which way they go.

  4. Paul Hames:

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

  5. 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.

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