Associations to the word «Forge»

Pictures for the word «Forge»


FORGE, noun. Furnace or hearth where metals are heated prior to hammering them into shape.
FORGE, noun. Workshop in which metals are shaped by heating and hammering them.
FORGE, noun. The act of beating or working iron or steel.
FORGE, verb. (metallurgy) To shape a metal by heating and hammering.
FORGE, verb. To form or create with concerted effort.
FORGE, verb. To create a forgery of; to make a counterfeit item of; to copy or imitate unlawfully.
FORGE, verb. To make falsely; to produce, as that which is untrue or not genuine; to fabricate.
FORGE, verb. (often as forge ahead) To move forward heavily and slowly (originally as a ship); to advance gradually but steadily; to proceed towards a goal in the face of resistance or difficulty.
FORGE, verb. (sometimes as forge ahead) To advance, move or act with an abrupt increase in speed or energy.
FORGE AHEAD, verb. To move forward quickly, or to make good progress with (especially a plan)
FORGE OVER, verb. (nautical) To press on regardless of hindrances.
FORGE WAGON, noun. (military) (historical) A wagon fitted up for transporting a blackmith's forge and tools.

Dictionary definition

FORGE, noun. Furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping.
FORGE, noun. A workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering.
FORGE, verb. Create by hammering; "hammer the silver into a bowl"; "forge a pair of tongues".
FORGE, verb. Make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card".
FORGE, verb. Come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light".
FORGE, verb. Move ahead steadily; "He forged ahead".
FORGE, verb. Move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy.
FORGE, verb. Make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword".
FORGE, verb. Make out of components (often in an improvising manner); "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks".

Wise words

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