Definitions of forge

  1. To move slowly.
  2. To coin.
  3. To impel forward slowly; as, to forge a ship forward.
  4. 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.
  5. To fashion ( a piece of metal) by heating and hammering; form into shape; invent; counterfeit, with intent to defraud; impel forward.
  6. To form by heating and hammering; make falsely; counterfeit.
  7. To shape ( heated metal), as with a hammer; shape; frame.
  8. To make or alter with intent to defraud.
  9. To impel forward.
  10. To commit forgery.
  11. To be guilty of counterfeiting with intent to defraud; go slowly or with difficulty.
  12. move ahead steadily; " He forged ahead"
  13. 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"
  14. of metals
  15. move with increasing speed
  16. To be guilty of forgery.
  17. To go slowly or with difficulty.
  18. To form by heating and hammering; to form any way into shape; to make falsely; to counterfeit; to fabricate.
  19. To shape a piece of metal by heating and hammering; to make falsely; to falsify; to counterfeit.
  20. a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
  21. furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
  22. create by hammering; " hammer the silver into a bowl"; " forge a pair of tongues"
  23. 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.
  24. The works where wrought iron is produced directly from the ore, or where iron is rendered malleable by puddling and shingling; a shingling mill.
  25. The act of beating or working iron or steel; the manufacture of metalic bodies.
  26. To form by heating and hammering; to beat into any particular shape, as a metal.
  27. To form or shape out in any way; to produce; to frame; to invent.
  28. To make falsely; to produce, as that which is untrue or not genuine; to fabricate; to counterfeit, as, a signature, or a signed document.
  29. An open fire in which a blacksmith heats and fashions metal; a place where metal is heated and shaped; smithy; workshop.
  30. The workshop of a faber or workman in hard materials: a furnace, esp. one in which iron is heated: a smithy: a place where anything is shaped or made.
  31. Place where metal is wrought by heat and hammering; furnace; smithy.
  32. Forger.
  33. An open fireplace or hearth with forced draft, as for blacksmithing.
  34. A place where metal is forged.
  35. A furnace in which iron or other metal is heated in order to be hammered into form; a workshop in which metallic bodies are heated and hammered into shape; a workshop; the manufacture of metalline bodies.
  36. A place where iron or any other metal is heated and beaten into shape; a smithy.