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

5 senses of fork

Sense 1
fork -- (cutlery used for serving and eating food)
       => cutlery, eating utensil -- (tableware implements for cutting and eating food)

Sense 2
branching, ramification, fork, forking -- (the act of branching out or dividing into branches)
       => division -- (the act or process of dividing)

Sense 3
fork, crotch -- (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")
       => branch, leg, ramification -- (a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches")

Sense 4
fork -- (an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs)
       => tool -- (an implement used in the practice of a vocation)

Sense 5
crotch, fork -- (the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk)
       => angle -- (the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fork

4 senses of fork

Sense 1
pitchfork, fork -- (lift with a pitchfork; "pitchfork hay")
       => lift -- (take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table")

Sense 2
fork -- (place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces)
       => attack, aggress -- (take the initiative and go on the offensive; "The Serbs attacked the village at night"; "The visiting team started to attack")

Sense 3
branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separate -- (divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks")
       => diverge -- (move or draw apart; "The two paths diverge here")

Sense 4
fork -- (shape like a fork; "She forked her fingers")
       => shape, form -- (give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character")

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