forge


forge
forge vb forged, forg·ing
vt: to make, alter, or imitate (as a writing) falsely with intent to defraud: counterfeit
vi: to commit forgery
forg·er n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

forge
I (counterfeit) verb commit forgery, copy fraudulently, fake, falsify, feign, imitate, imitate falsely, imitate fraudulently, issue counterfeit money, make a spurious copy of, produce counterfeit money, reproduce fraudulently, simulate, subicere, supponere associated concepts: forged check, forged instrument II (produce) verb actualize, bring into being, bring into existence, build, cause, compose, concoct, construct, contrive, create, develop, devise, efform, evolve, fabricate, fashion, form, formulate, frame, hammer out, invent, make, manufacture, model, mold, originate, put together shape III index copy, create, fake, form, formulate, frame (construct), frame (formulate), invent (produce for the first time), make, manufacture, originate, plagiarize

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


forge
v.
To make a copy or imitation of something intending to pass it off as the genuine article; see also counterfeit

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Synonyms:
(for heavy work), , (metal), , (by heating and hammering), , / (to make iron more malleable), , , , , / , ,


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  • Forge — Forge, v. i. [See {Forge}, v. t., and for sense 2, cf. {Forge} compel.] 1. To commit forgery. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) To move heavily and slowly, as a ship after the sails are furled; to work one s way, as one ship in outsailing another; used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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