US: /ˈfɔɹdʒ/
UK: /fˈɔːd‍ʒ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

forge /fɔ:dʤ/
  • danh từ
    • lò rèn; xưởng rèn
    • lò luyện kim, xưởng luyện kim
    • ngoại động từ
      • rèn (dao, móng ngựa...)
      • giả mạo (chữ ký...); bịa (chuyện)
        • to forge a signature: giả mạo chữ ký
    • nội động từ
      • làm nghề rèn, rèn
      • giả mạo; phạm tội giả mạo (chữ ký...)
      • nội động từ
        • tiến lên (vượt mọi khó khăn...)
          • to forge ahead: dẫn đầu, tiến lên phía trước

      Advanced English dictionary

      verb, noun
      + verb
      1 [VN] to put a lot of effort into making sth successful or strong so that it will last: a move to forge new links between management and workers + Strategic alliances are being forged with major European companies. + She forged a new career in the music business. + They forged a lead in the first 30 minutes of the game.
      2 [VN] to make an illegal copy of sth in order to deceive people: to forge a passport / banknote / cheque + He's getting good at forging his mother's signature.
      Compare: COUNTERFEIT
      3 [VN] to shape metal by heating it in a fire and hitting it with a hammer; to make an object in this way: swords forged from steel
      4 [V +adv./prep.] (written) to move forward in a steady but powerful way: He forged through the crowds to the front of the stage. + She forged into the lead (= in a competition, race, etc.).
      Phrasal Verbs: forge ahead (with sth) to move forward quickly; to make a lot of progress quickly: The company is forging ahead with its plans for expansion. + Quick learners should be allowed to forge ahead.
      + noun
      1 a place where objects are made by heating and shaping pieces of metal, especially one where a BLACKSMITH works
      2 a large piece of equipment used for heating metals in; a building or part of a factory where this is found

      Thesaurus dictionary

      1 make, construct, fashion, fabricate, manufacture, shape, mould, cast, hammer out:
      This plant forges heavy steel tools. He forged a new life for himself in the American West.
      2 create, invent, conceive (of), coin, devise, think up, frame:
      I have forged a new plan of escape.
      3 counterfeit, copy, reproduce, imitate, falsify, fake, Slang US hang paper:
      She forged her employer's name on the cheque. The gang was caught because they forged three-pound notes.

      Concise English dictionary

      forges|forged|forgingfɔrdʒ /fɔːdʒ
      +furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
      +a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
      +create by hammering
      +make a copy of with the intent to deceive
      +come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
      +move ahead steadily
      +move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
      +make something, usually for a specific function
      +make out of components (often in an improvising manner)