What does FORD mean?

Definitions for FORDfɔrd, foʊrd; ˈmæd əks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ford, John Ford(noun)

    United States film maker (1896-1973)

  2. Ford, Henry Ford II(noun)

    grandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987)

  3. Ford, Edsel Bryant Ford(noun)

    son of Henry Ford (1893-1943)

  4. Ford, Ford Madox Ford, Ford Hermann Hueffer(noun)

    English writer and editor (1873-1939)

  5. Ford, Gerald Ford, Gerald R. Ford, Gerald Rudolph Ford, President Ford(noun)

    38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-)

  6. Ford, Henry Ford(noun)

    United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947)

  7. ford, crossing(noun)

    a shallow area in a stream that can be forded

  8. ford, fording(verb)

    the act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse

  9. ford(verb)

    cross a river where it's shallow


  1. ford(Noun)

    A location where a stream is shallow and the bottom has good footing, making it possible to cross from one side to the other with no bridge, by walking, riding, or driving through the water; a crossing.

  2. ford(Verb)

    To cross a stream using a ford.

  3. Ford(Noun)

    A make of car, named for Henry Ford.

  4. Ford(ProperNoun)

    for someone who lived near a ford.

  5. Origin: From furduz, from per-. Cognate with ford. More at fare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ford(verb)

    a place in a river, or other water, where it may be passed by man or beast on foot, by wading

  2. Ford(verb)

    a stream; a current

  3. Ford(verb)

    to pass or cross, as a river or other water, by wading; to wade through

  4. Origin: [AS. ford; akin to G. furt, Icel. fjrr bay, and to E. fare. 78. See Fare, v. i., and cf. Frith arm of the sea.]


  1. Ford

    Ford is a make of automobile produced by the Ford Motor Company.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ford

    fōrd, n. a place where water may be crossed on foot: a stream where it may be crossed.—v.t. to cross water on foot.—adj. Ford′able. [A.S. fordfaran, to go; Ger. furtfahren, to go on foot; akin to Gr. poros, and to Eng. fare, ferry, and far.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FORD' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4165


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of FORD in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of FORD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Robertson:

    The reason I picked the Ford Taurus, I remember Ford Taurus from the 1980s.

  2. Robert Joseph Bob Dole:

    History buffs probably noted the reunion at a Washington party a few weeks ago of three ex-presidents Carter, Ford and Nixon-See No Evil, Hear No Evil and Evil.

  3. Walter Beakel:

    On the breakup of Harrison Ford's first marriage It wasn't because he became a star. In all relationships there are changes and the point is both partners have to change together.

  4. Owen Gleiberman:

    Harrison Ford as the President of the United States in Air Force One is such a perfect piece of casting that it's once a fantasy and a joke The joke is how perfect the fantasy is.

  5. National Football League:

    While Ford Field could have hosted the game on Sunday, in order to give the Bills as much practice time as possible under the circumstances, the decision to play on Monday night was made.

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