fork - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participleforking
past tenseforked
past participleforked
  1. 1
    [intransitive] if a road, path, or river forks, it divides into two separate parts

    The road forked about two hundred yards in front of her.

    1. a.
      British to turn and follow one of the parts that a road, path, or river divides into

      With a wave, she forked left and was gone.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to move food using a fork

    Jessica didn’t answer, she was busy forking food into her mouth.

  3. 3
    [transitive] to dig the ground or to lift something with a garden fork
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  4.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to create a variant form of an operating systemSubmitted from United Kingdom on 09/11/2011

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