Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun forgery

2 senses of forgery

Sense 1
counterfeit, forgery -- (a copy that is represented as the original)
       => imitation -- (something copied or derived from an original)

Sense 2
forgery -- (criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud)
       => falsification, falsehood -- (the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting)
       => crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking -- ((criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes")

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