Textual thesaurus for "forge"

(noun) smithy

a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering

(verb) devise, contrive, excogitate, formulate, invent

come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

(verb) fake, counterfeit

make a copy of with the intent to deceive

he faked the signature; they counterfeited dollar bills; She forged a Green Card

(verb) fashion

make out of components (often in an improvising manner)

She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks

(verb) form, mold, mould, shape, work

make something, usually for a specific function

She molded the rice balls carefully; Form cylinders from the dough; shape a figure; Work the metal into a sword

(verb) hammer

create by hammering

hammer the silver into a bowl; forge a pair of tongues

(verb) spirt, spurt

move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy