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    fork - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fork

    Definition
    (noun) cutlery used for serving and eating food Definition
    (noun) the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    Synonyms : branching , forking , ramification
    Definition
    (noun) the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
    Synonyms : crotch
    Example Sentence
    • they took the south fork
    • he climbed into the crotch of a tree
    Definition
    (noun) an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs Definition
    (noun) the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
    Synonyms : crotch
    Definition
    (verb) lift with a pitchfork
    Synonyms : pitchfork
    Example Sentence
    • pitchfork hay
    Definition
    (verb) place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces Definition
    (verb) divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
    Synonyms : branch , furcate , ramify , separate
    Example Sentence
    • The road forks
    Definition
    (verb) shape like a fork
    Example Sentence
    • She forked her fingers
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