[fawr-uh, fohr-uh] /ˈfɔr ə, ˈfoʊr ə/
a plural of .
[fawr-uh m, fohr-uh m] /ˈfɔr əm, ˈfoʊr əm/
noun, plural forums, fora
[fawr-uh, fohr-uh] /ˈfɔr ə, ˈfoʊr ə/ (Show IPA)
the marketplace or public square of an ancient Roman city, the center of judicial and business affairs and a place of assembly for the people.
a court or tribunal:
the forum of public opinion.
an assembly, meeting place, television program, etc., for the discussion of questions of public interest.
Also called online forum, Internet forum, Web forum. .
the Forum, the forum in the ancient city of Rome.
a website or section of a website that is used for public discussion of a specific topic and on which users can submit or read messages:
You should post your questions on a parenting message board and get support from other parents.
an online discussion group that is maintained on such a website:
To participate in the message board, you must be a registered user.
noun (pl) -rums, -ra (-rə)
a meeting or assembly for the open discussion of subjects of public interest
a medium for open discussion, such as a magazine
a public meeting place for open discussion
a court; tribunal
(in South Africa) a pressure group of leaders or representatives, esp Black leaders or representatives
(in ancient Italy) an open space, usually rectangular in shape, serving as a city’s marketplace and centre of public business
the Forum, the main forum of ancient Rome, situated between the Capitoline and the Palatine Hills
an internet discussion forum
an Internet-based forum for an interest group; also called bulletin board , discussion board , interactive message board
Message boards usually offer chat, email, and ability to share documents.
mid-15c., “place of assembly in ancient Rome,” from Latin forum “marketplace, open space, public place,” apparently akin to foris, foras “out of doors, outside,” from PIE root *dhwer- (see door). Sense of “assembly, place for public discussion” first recorded 1680s.
- For a change
For the sake of variety or novelty, as in Let’s take a taxi for a change, or So you’re on time for a change. This phrase is sometimes used in a straightforward way, as in the first example, or to express the same sentiment as about time, that is, “it’s high time something different happened,” […]
[fawr-ij, for-] /ˈfɔr ɪdʒ, ˈfɒr-/ noun 1. food for horses or cattle; fodder; provender. 2. the seeking or obtaining of such food. 3. the act of searching for provisions of any kind. 4. a raid. verb (used without object), foraged, foraging. 5. to wander or go in search of provisions. 6. to search about; seek; […]
noun, Military. 1. (formerly) a small, low, undress cap. noun 1. a soldier’s undress cap
- Forage mite
noun 1. a mite normally occurring in forage but sometimes infesting the skin of mammals, esp horses, and birds