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forged

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

being such in appearance only and made or manufactured with the intention of committing fraud
  • a forged ancient document that didn't fool experts in cartography

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forged

verb (1)
past tense of forge

Synonyms & Antonyms of forged (Entry 2 of 3)

to move forward along a course
  • the rescue team forged ahead despite the bad weather

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forged

verb (2)
past tense of forge

Synonyms & Antonyms of forged (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to imitate or copy especially in order to deceive
  • arrested for forging the doctor's signature on the prescription

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2 to produce or bring about especially by long or repeated effort
  • both sides labored mightily to forge a peace treaty

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3 to shape with a hammer
  • loved the artisan look of that hand-forged copper pot

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The first known use of forged was in the 15th century

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“Forged.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forged. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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