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Verb: forge  forj
  1. Create by hammering
    "forge a pair of tongues";
    - hammer
  2. Make a copy of with the intent to deceive
    "She forged a Green Card";
    - fake, counterfeit
  3. Come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    "forge a way to measure the speed of light";
    - invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate
  4. Move ahead steadily
    "He forged ahead"
  5. Move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
    - spurt, spirt
  6. Make something, usually for a specific function
    "forge a figure";
    - shape, form, work, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn]
  7. Make out of components (often in an improvising manner)
    - fashion
Noun: forge  forj
  1. Furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
  2. A workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
    - smithy

Derived forms: forged, forging, forges

Type of: advance, beat, create by mental act, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, create mentally, furnace, go, go on, locomote, make, march on, move, move on, oven, pass on, progress, re-create, travel, work, workplace

Encyclopedia: Forge, Powys