[fawrj, fohrj] /fɔrdʒ, foʊrdʒ/
verb (used with object), forged, forging.
to form by heating and hammering; beat into shape.
to form or make, especially by concentrated effort:
to forge a friendship through mutual trust.
to imitate (handwriting, a signature, etc.) fraudulently; fabricate a .
verb (used without object), forged, forging.
to commit .
to work at a forge.
(of a horse at a trot) to strike the forefeet with the shoes of the hind feet.
a special fireplace, hearth, or furnace in which metal is heated before shaping.
the workshop of a blacksmith; smithy.
a place in which metal is worked by heating and hammering; smithy
a hearth or furnace used for heating metal
a machine used to shape metals by hammering
(transitive) to shape (metal) by heating and hammering
(transitive) to form, shape, make, or fashion (objects, articles, etc)
(transitive) to invent or devise (an agreement, understanding, etc)
to make or produce a fraudulent imitation of (a signature, banknote, etc) or to commit forgery
to move at a steady and persevering pace
to increase speed; spurt
late 14c., “a maker, a smith,” agent noun from forge (v.). Meaning “a counterfeiter” is from 1550s.
late 14c., “a smithy,” from Old French forge (12c.) “forge, smithy,” earlier faverge, from Latin fabrica “workshop,” from faber (genitive fabri) “workman in hard materials, smith” (see fabric). As the heating apparatus itself, from late 15c.
c.1300, “to make, shape, create,” from Old French forgier, from Latin fabricari “to frame, construct, build,” from fabrica “workshop” (see forge (n.)). Meaning “to counterfeit” is early 14c. Related: Forged; forging.
1610s, “make way, move ahead,” of unknown origin, perhaps an alteration of force (v.), but perhaps rather from forge (n.), via notion of steady hammering at something. Originally nautical, in reference to vessels.
[fawr-juh-ree, fohr-] /ˈfɔr dʒə ri, ˈfoʊr-/ noun, plural forgeries. 1. the crime of falsely making or altering a writing by which the legal rights or obligations of another person are apparently affected; simulated signing of another person’s name to any such writing whether or not it is also the name. 2. the production of a […]
[fer-get] /fərˈgɛt/ verb (used with object), forgot or (Archaic) forgat; forgotten or forgot; forgetting. 1. to cease or fail to remember; be unable to recall: to forget someone’s name. 2. to omit or neglect unintentionally: I forgot to shut the window before leaving. 3. to leave behind unintentionally; neglect to take: to forget one’s keys. […]
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interjection (also fuhgedaboudit, fuhgeddabaudit) An exclamation of dismissal and scorn • The variants represent New York City pronunciations: Omerta. The code of silence for a sacred brotherhood. Well, fuhgedaboudit. Every time you turn around lately, a member of the Mafia is testifying at a trial/ The latest on Joey Buttafuoco’s comedic debut: Fuggeddabautit [1940s+; said […]
[fer-get-fuh l] /fərˈgɛt fəl/ adjective 1. apt to ; that : a forgetful person. 2. heedless or neglectful (often followed by of): to be forgetful of others. 3. bringing on oblivion: forgetful slumber. /fəˈɡɛtfʊl/ adjective 1. tending to forget 2. (often postpositive) foll by of. inattentive (to) or neglectful (of) 3. (poetic) causing loss of […]