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1. forge

verb. ['ˈfɔrdʒ'] create by hammering.

Synonyms

  • foliate
  • hammer
  • dropforge

Antonyms

  • lose
  • refresh
  • conformist
  • rested

Etymology

  • forge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Forge

  • st_george
  • papageorge
  • mcgeorge
  • disgorge
  • sorge
  • norge
  • lorge
  • gorge
  • george
  • borge

How do you pronounce forge?

Pronounce forge as fɔrʤ.

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Sentences with forge


1. Verb, base form
In business, boldness is often what is needed to forge ahead and break new ground.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Heat them at a forge and bang them into shape on an anvil.

Quotes about forge


1. You haven't got a letter on yours,"George observed. "I suppose she thinks you don't forget your name. But we're not stupid-we know we're called Gred and Forge.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

2. Seventeen, eh!"said Hagrid as he accepted a bucket-sized glass of wine from Fred."Six years to the day we met, Harry, d’yeh remember it?""Vaguely,"said Harry, grinning up at him. "Didn’t you smash down the front door, give Dudley a pig’s tail, and tell me I was a wizard?""I forge’ the details,"Hagrid chortled.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

3. Huh,"Leo said. "Well, if you ever get off this island and want a job, let me know. You're not a total klutz."She smirked. "A job, eh?"Making things in your forge?""Nah, we could start our own shop,"Leo said, surprising himself. Starting a machine shop had always been one of his dreams, but he'd never told anyone about it. "Leo and Calypso's Garage: Auto Repair and Mechanical Monsters.
- Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

2. forge

verb. ['ˈfɔrdʒ'] come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort.

Synonyms

  • devise
  • create by mental act
  • excogitate
  • formulate
  • create mentally
  • invent

Antonyms

  • roundness
  • straight
  • crookedness
  • straightness

Etymology

  • forge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. forge

verb. ['ˈfɔrdʒ'] make a copy of with the intent to deceive.

Synonyms

  • counterfeit
  • fake

Antonyms

  • indispose
  • ill health
  • unfitness

Etymology

  • forge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. forge

verb. ['ˈfɔrdʒ'] make something, usually for a specific function.

Synonyms

  • hill
  • shape
  • create from raw material
  • form
  • mold
  • throw
  • beat
  • coil
  • hand-build
  • work
  • preform
  • work on
  • process
  • sculpt
  • carve
  • sinter
  • mound
  • mould
  • grind
  • machine
  • stamp
  • swage
  • remold
  • roughcast
  • puddle
  • cut out
  • chip
  • layer
  • sculpture
  • upset
  • handbuild
  • create from raw stuff
  • reshape
  • cast

Antonyms

  • orient
  • switch on
  • disengage
  • switch off

Etymology

  • forge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. forge

verb. ['ˈfɔrdʒ'] make out of components (often in an improvising manner).

Synonyms

  • sew
  • fashion
  • make
  • craft
  • tailor
  • tailor-make

Antonyms

  • antitype
  • plural
  • singular
  • stay

Etymology

  • forge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. forge

noun. ['ˈfɔrdʒ'] furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping.

Antonyms

  • dullness

Etymology

  • forge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. forge

verb. ['ˈfɔrdʒ'] move ahead steadily.

Synonyms

  • move on
  • go on
  • pass on
  • march on
  • advance

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • fail
  • malfunction
  • evolution

Etymology

  • forge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. forge

noun. ['ˈfɔrdʒ'] a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering.

Synonyms

  • work
  • workplace
  • smithy
  • drop hammer
  • drop press
  • anvil

Antonyms

  • unworthy
  • natural depression
  • outfield
  • sharpness

Etymology

  • forge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. forge

verb. ['ˈfɔrdʒ'] move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy.

Synonyms

  • spirt
  • spurt
  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • studio
  • idle

Etymology

  • forge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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