fork out


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fork out

,

fork over

or

fork up

vb
(adverb) slang to pay (money, goods, etc), esp with reluctance
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.fork out - to surrender someone or something to anotherfork out - to surrender someone or something to another; "the guard delivered the criminal to the police"; "render up the prisoners"; "render the town to the enemy"; "fork over the money"
hand, pass on, turn over, pass, reach, give - place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
bail - deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period
give away - formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father

fork

noun
Something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch:
verb
To separate into branches or branchlike parts:
phrasal verb
fork out or over
Informal. To distribute (money) as payment:
Informal: shell out.
Translations
يَدْفَع أو يُعْطي بِغَيْر رَغْبَه
vyklopit
elõkotor
punga út meî , afhenda

w>fork out

(inf)
vt sepblechen (inf)
viblechen (inf)

fork

(foːk) noun
1. an instrument with two or more pointed pieces for piercing and lifting things. We usually eat with a knife, fork and spoon.
2. the point at which a road, river etc divides into two or more branches or divisions. a fork in the river.
3. one of the branches or divisions of a road, river etc into which the road, river etc divides. Take the left fork (of the road).
verb
1. (of a road, river etc) to divide into (usually two) branches or divisions. The main road forks here.
2. (of a person or vehicle) to follow one of the branches or divisions into which a road has divided. The car forked left.
3. to lift or move with a fork. The farmer forked the hay.
forked adjective
divided into two branches or divisions. A snake has a forked tongue.
fork-lift truck
a small power-driven machine with an arrangement of steel prongs which can lift, raise up high and carry heavy things and stack them where required.
fork out
to pay or give especially unwillingly. You have to fork out (money) for so many charities these days.
References in classic literature ?
I'm at low-water-mark myself--only one bob and a magpie; but, as far as it goes, I'll fork out and stump.
Organisers of Rrriot Fest 9 say it's all about "giving bands a chance to play at a big local music venue and also a chance for people who like going to see bands the chance without having to fork out for ridiculous entry".
According to the National Enquirer, Fox is keen to sign up the Australian star for four more films as claw-wielding Logan and are willing to fork out the lucrative sum to guarantee his return.