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To physically shape something, especially with a hammer
“I wasn't sure I knew how to forge a metal like that, let alone how to make the synthetic compounds that made the stock and foregrip.”
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To create or construct something
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“Géricault had been able to forge a barrier between himself and the mysterious scandal which would not go away.”
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To develop or come up with, especially through ingenuity or effort
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“A group of racers and promoters met in a smoky barroom in Daytona Beach to forge a plan to oversee the explosive postwar growth of stock car racing.”
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To move forward along a given path or course
“Unfortunately, we must forge on, following the path along this more luxuriant, sheltered coast, through ferns and sweet-smelling woods.”
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To create a (typically fraudulent) copy or imitation of something
“Filucia of the Manitoba Lotteries Commission says it is easier to forge dollar bills than lottery tickets.”
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To alter or manipulate, especially with the intention to deceive
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“Goebbels really did use all possible means to forge the results of the elections.”
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To come up with a false account or representation of something
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To take (the work or an idea of someone else) and pass it off as one's own
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To break new ground or lead the way in doing so
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To move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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To strike or hit heavily, and sometimes repeatedly
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To subject to great heat and then (often slow) cooling, and sometimes reheating and further cooling, for the purpose of rendering less brittle
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To give a point to
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A furnace or hearth where metals are heated prior to hammering them into shape
“The smith would then heat the blade in the forge until he determined that it was at the proper temperature.”
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A building or group of buildings where goods are manufactured or assembled chiefly by machine
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Place where a blacksmith works
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