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Definition of Forge


  1. A place or establishment where iron or other metals are wrought by heating and hammering; especially, a furnace, or a shop with its furnace, etc., where iron is heated and wrought; a smithy.
  2. The works where wrought iron is produced directly from the ore, or where iron is rendered malleable by puddling and shingling; a shingling mill.
  3. The act of beating or working iron or steel; the manufacture of metalic bodies.
  4. To form by heating and hammering; to beat into any particular shape, as a metal.
  5. To form or shape out in any way; to produce; to frame; to invent.
  6. To coin.
  7. To make falsely; to produce, as that which is untrue or not genuine; to fabricate; to counterfeit, as, a signature, or a signed document.
  8. To commit forgery.
  9. To move heavily and slowly, as a ship after the sails are furled; to work one's way, as one ship in outsailing another; -- used especially in the phrase to forge ahead.
  10. To impel forward slowly; as, to forge a ship forward.
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Forge Translations

forge in Dutch is smeden
forge in Finnish is takoa
forge in French is forgez, forge, forgent, forgeons, modelage, forger
forge in Italian is falsare, formare, forgiare, inventare
forge in Latin is suppono subpono
forge in Portuguese is forja
forge in Spanish is falisficar, forjar, inventar, amoldar, forja