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forge

 
Noun forge has 2 senses
  1. forge - furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
    --1 is a kind of
    furnace
  2. forge, smithy - a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
    --2 is a kind of workplace, work
    --2 has parts: anvil; drop forge, drop hammer, drop press
    Derived form: verb forge1
Verb forge has 7 senses
  1. forge, hammer - create by hammering; "hammer the silver into a bowl"; "forge a pair of tongues"
    --1 is one way to beat
    Derived forms: noun forge2, noun forger1, noun forging1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. forge, fake, counterfeit - make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card"
    --2 is one way to re-create
    Derived forms: noun forger2, noun forgery1, noun forgery2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge - come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
    --3 is one way to create by mental act, create mentally
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. forge - move ahead steadily; "He forged ahead"
    --4 is one way to
    advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. forge, spurt, spirt - move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
    --5 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  6. shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge - make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the riceballs carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
    --6 is one way to create from raw material, create from raw stuff
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  7. fashion, forge - make out of components (often in an improvising manner); "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"
    --7 is one way to make
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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