Definition of Fork up

1. Verb. To surrender someone or something to another. "Fork over the money"

Exact synonyms: Deliver, Fork Out, Fork Over, Hand Over, Render, Turn In
Generic synonyms: Give, Hand, Pass, Pass On, Reach, Turn Over
Specialized synonyms: Bail, Give Away
Derivative terms: Deliverer, Delivery, Handover

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fork Up

fork bomb
fork bombs
fork in the road
fork off
fork out
fork over
fork up (current term)
forked lightning
forked out
forked over
forked tongue

Literary usage of Fork up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scarborough's Official Tour Book by New York State Automobile Association (1918)
"Left fork, up hill with telephone line 1.4 miles. Dirt road 10.1 miles. Slow. ... 6.6 Right fork. Up hill 0.9 mile. 8.3 Cemetery on right. Up steep h: ! ..."

2. A New Family Encyclopedia: Or, Compendium of Universal Knowledge by Charles Augustus Goodrich (1835)
"In the fall, cut down the haulm again as before, repeat the winter operation of littering; and in the spring again fork up, put on ashes, or good mould, ..."

3. Allison's Webster's Counting-house Dictionary of the English Language, and by William L. Allison, Henry Greer (1883)
"LAMP. which is caused then, by a spring, to lift the fork up off the cone, and with it the other carbon a little way. These operations are imperceptible; ..."

4. Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York (1862)
"I first throw up the earth twelve or fourteen inches deep with a spading fork, and then fork up the earth as much deeper to lighten it. ..."

5. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"To fork up. To pay up; as, "Jonathan, I've trusted you long enough: so fork up." Porks. In the plural, the point where a road parts into two; and the point ..."

6. ... [Reports] by Kentucky Geological Survey (1919)
"KENTUCKY GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Three miles up Crafts fork, up the right fork J/4 mile and 200 yards up a right branch, the Young coal opened on the place of ..."

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