Definitions for FORDfɔrd, foʊrd; ˈmæd əks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fordfɔrd, foʊrd(n.; v.)ford•ed, ford•ing.

  1. (n.)a place where a river or other body of water is shallow enough to be crossed by wading.

  2. (v.t.)to cross (a river, stream, etc.) at a ford.

Origin of ford:

bef. 900; ME (n.), OE

ford′a•ble(adj.)

Fordfɔrd, foʊrd; ˈmæd əks(n.)

  1. Category: Biography

  2. Gerald R(udolph, Jr.) (Leslie Lynch King, Jr.), born 1913, 38th president of the U.S. 1974–77.

    Category: Biography

  3. Henry, 1863–1947, U.S. automobile manufacturer.

    Category: Biography

  4. John, 1586?–c1640, English playwright.

    Category: Biography

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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  1. Ford

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

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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


Translations for FORD

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

ford(noun)

a shallow crossing-place in a river.

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