December 17, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
fork /ˈfoɚk/ verb
fork
/ˈfoɚk/
verb

forks; forked; forking

The man is forking over a lot of money.
The man is forking over a lot of money.
Learner's definition of FORK

1 [no object] of a road, river, etc. : to divide into two parts

  • The road forks to the north and south.

2 [+ object] informal : to pay or give (money) — usually + over or out

  • He had to fork over half his paycheck.

  • The company forked out thousands of dollars to repair the damage.

3 [+ object] : to lift or throw (something) with a fork

  • They forked the hay into the loft.

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