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Another word for fork

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Noun
  1. Something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch

      1. Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source.
      2. A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
      3. A lateral shoot from the main stem of a plant.
      1. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
      2. A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
      3. A secondary outgrowth or subdivision of a main axis, such as the tine of a deer's antlers.
      1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
      2. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
      3. Something, such as a sleeve on a garment or a support on a chair, that is designed to cover or support the human arm.
    See also:

    part

Verb
  1. To separate into branches or branchlike parts

      1. To divide a part or parts of into smaller parts.
      2. To divide into a number of parts, especially to divide (land) into lots.
      3. To form into subdivisions.
      1. To have complicating consequences or outgrowths:
      2. To send out branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
      3. To divide into or cause to extend in branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
      1. To separate into parts, sections, groups, or branches:
      2. To form a border or barrier between:
      3. To sector into units of measurement; graduate:
      1. To go or extend in different directions from a common point; branch out:
      2. To depart from an established pattern or norm; deviate.
      3. To be different, as in opinion or manner; differ:
      1. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
      2. A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
      3. A secondary outgrowth or subdivision of a main axis, such as the tine of a deer's antlers.
      1. To divide into two parts or branches.
      2. To separate into two parts or branches; fork.
      3. Forked or divided into two parts or branches, as the Y-shaped styles of certain flowers.
    See also:

    part

Idioms:

    over

  1. To distribute (money) as payment

Another word for fork

Noun
  1. A furcated implement

  2. A branch of a road or river

      1. A small stream, often a shallow or intermittent tributary to a river.
      2. A channel or stream running through a salt marsh:
      3. A small inlet in a shoreline, extending farther inland than a cove.
      1. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
      2. A steady current in such a flow of water.
      3. A steady current of a fluid.
      1. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
      2. A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
      3. A secondary outgrowth or subdivision of a main axis, such as the tine of a deer's antlers.
      1. A flowing together of two or more streams.
      2. The point of juncture of such streams.
      3. The combined stream formed by this juncture.
      1. The act or process of joining or the condition of being joined.
      2. A place where two things join or meet, especially a place where two roads or railway routes come together and one terminates.
      3. A connection between conductors or sections of a transmission line.
      1. A side road.
      2. A secondary or arcane field of study.
      1. A stream that flows into a larger stream or other body of water.
      2. A ruler or nation that pays tribute.
      3. Making additions or yielding supplies; contributory.
      1. The angle or region of the angle formed by the junction of two parts or members, such as two legs or branches.
      2. The area on a pair of pants, underpants, or shorts that is between the legs.
      3. The piece of material used to construct this area of an item of clothing.
      1. A road that intersects another road.
      2. A place where two or more roads meet.
      3. A small, usually rural community situated at an intersection of two or more roads:
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To cause to assume a curved or angular shape:
      2. To bring (a bow, for example) into a state of tension by drawing on a string or line.
      3. To force to assume a different direction or shape, according to one's own purpose: