Synonyms of forging


1. forging, formation, shaping

usage: shaping metal by heating and hammering


1. forge, hammer, beat

usage: create by hammering; "hammer the silver into a bowl"; "forge a pair of tongues"

2. forge, fake, counterfeit, re-create

usage: make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card"

3. invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge, create by mental act, create mentally

usage: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"

4. forge, advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on

usage: move ahead steadily; "He forged ahead"

5. forge, spurt, spirt, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy

6. shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge, create from raw material, create from raw stuff

usage: 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"

7. fashion, forge, make

usage: make out of components (often in an improvising manner); "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"

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