furcate


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fur·cate

 (fûr′kāt′)
intr.v. fur·cat·ed, fur·cat·ing, fur·cates
To divide into branches; fork.
adj.
Divided into branches; forked.

[Late Latin furcātus, forked, from Latin furca, fork.]

fur′cate′ly adv.
fur·ca′tion n.

furcate

vb
to divide into two parts; fork
adj
forked; divided: furcate branches.
[C19: from Late Latin furcātus forked, from Latin furca a fork]
furˈcation n

fur•cate

(adj. ˈfɜr keɪt, -kɪt; v. -keɪt)

adj., v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing. adj.
1. forked; branching.
v.i.
2. to form a fork; branch.
[1810–20; < Latin furc(a) fork + -ate1]
fur•ca′tion, n.

furcate


Past participle: furcated
Gerund: furcating

Imperative
furcate
furcate
Present
I furcate
you furcate
he/she/it furcates
we furcate
you furcate
they furcate
Preterite
I furcated
you furcated
he/she/it furcated
we furcated
you furcated
they furcated
Present Continuous
I am furcating
you are furcating
he/she/it is furcating
we are furcating
you are furcating
they are furcating
Present Perfect
I have furcated
you have furcated
he/she/it has furcated
we have furcated
you have furcated
they have furcated
Past Continuous
I was furcating
you were furcating
he/she/it was furcating
we were furcating
you were furcating
they were furcating
Past Perfect
I had furcated
you had furcated
he/she/it had furcated
we had furcated
you had furcated
they had furcated
Future
I will furcate
you will furcate
he/she/it will furcate
we will furcate
you will furcate
they will furcate
Future Perfect
I will have furcated
you will have furcated
he/she/it will have furcated
we will have furcated
you will have furcated
they will have furcated
Future Continuous
I will be furcating
you will be furcating
he/she/it will be furcating
we will be furcating
you will be furcating
they will be furcating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been furcating
you have been furcating
he/she/it has been furcating
we have been furcating
you have been furcating
they have been furcating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been furcating
you will have been furcating
he/she/it will have been furcating
we will have been furcating
you will have been furcating
they will have been furcating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been furcating
you had been furcating
he/she/it had been furcating
we had been furcating
you had been furcating
they had been furcating
Conditional
I would furcate
you would furcate
he/she/it would furcate
we would furcate
you would furcate
they would furcate
Past Conditional
I would have furcated
you would have furcated
he/she/it would have furcated
we would have furcated
you would have furcated
they would have furcated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.furcate - divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"
branch, ramify - grow and send out branches or branch-like structures; "these plants ramify early and get to be very large"
arborise, arborize - branch out like trees; "nerve fibers arborize"
twig - branch out in a twiglike manner; "The lightning bolt twigged in several directions"
bifurcate - divide into two branches; "The road bifurcated"
trifurcate - divide into three; "The road trifurcates at the bridge"
diverge - move or draw apart; "The two paths diverge here"