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fop a man who is highly concerned with, and often vain about, his appearance and manners; dandy.
for used to indicate the purpose, aim, or destination of an action. [13 definitions]
for- away; off. [2 definitions]
forage food for grazing or browsing animals, usu. horses or cattle. [6 definitions]
foramen an opening, perforation, or short passage through a bony or membranous anatomical structure or plant ovule.
foramen magnum the large opening at the base of the skull where the spinal cord connects with the medulla oblongata.
foraminifer any of several single-celled marine organisms that have chalky cells perforated by tiny pores through which thin pseudopods protrude, and that form the chief component of chalk.
forasmuch inasmuch as; since.
foray a quick raid or sudden advance, usu. military and often to take forage or plunder. [3 definitions]
forbade a past tense of forbid.
forbear to keep or abstain from (an action or utterance); forgo. [3 definitions]
forbearance the act or capability of refraining or holding back. [2 definitions]
forbid to give orders that bar or prohibit (an action). [4 definitions]
forbidden a past participle of forbid. [2 definitions]
Forbidden City a vast, walled complex of buildings in Beijing, China, formerly the Imperial Palace (1491-1911), now open to the public as the Palace Museum.
forbidden fruit in the Bible, the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the garden of Eden, which had been forbidden to Adam and Eve by God. [2 definitions]
forbidding tending to discourage an approach; likely to be unmanageable; uninviting. [2 definitions]
forbore past tense of forbear.
forborne past participle of forbear.
force active power, energy, or physical strength. [14 definitions]
forced involuntary; imposed. [2 definitions]