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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

Editors Contribution

  1. utensil

    it is a utensil

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fork(n.)

    Synonyms:
    branch, division, divarication

  2. fork(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    branch, divide

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fork(n)

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

  2. fork(v)

    Synonyms:
    ramify, branch, divaricate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fork":

    clevis, yoke, forks, range, pitchfork

How to pronounce fork?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say fork in sign language?

  1. fork

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How to use fork in a sentence?

  1. English Proverb:

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

  2. Stanisław Jerzy Lec:

    Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?

  3. 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.

  4. Marco A. Almazan:

    The truly skillful politician is one who, when he comes to a fork in the road, goes both ways.

  5. Ken LaGrande:

    Sun Valley Rice now is a fully integrated arm of the family business,' from farm to fork' if you will, we source rice from 200 farms, or about 10 % of the rice crop gown in California. And we handle drying, milling, packaging and marketing of the rice.


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