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fork

verb

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to go or move in different directions from a central point
  • the road forks up ahead and you'll want to take the right fork

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fork

noun

Synonyms of fork (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of fork was before the 12th century

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forgotten oneself

fork

forked

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“Fork.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fork. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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