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

2 senses of forking

Sense 1
furcation, forking -- (the place where something divides into branches)
       => angular shape, angularity -- (a shape having one or more sharp angles)

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

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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