fork over

verb
to surrender someone or something to another
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the guard delivered the criminal to the police

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render up the prisoners

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render the town to the enemy

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fork over the money

Syn: ↑hand over, ↑fork out, ↑fork up, ↑turn in, ↑deliver, ↑render
Derivationally related forms: ↑deliverer (for: ↑deliver), ↑delivery (for: ↑deliver), ↑handover (for: ↑hand over)
Hypernyms: ↑pass, ↑hand, ↑reach, ↑pass on, ↑turn over, ↑give
Hyponyms: ↑bail, ↑give away
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s something to somebody


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • fork\ over — • fork over • fork out • fork up v To pay; pay out. He had to fork over fifty dollars to have the car repaired. Compare: hand over …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fork over — (something) 1. to pay money. We headed into the theme park after forking over $45 each. 2. to give something to someone unwillingly. The cops knew he had a knife, and they made him fork it over …   New idioms dictionary

  • fork over — or[fork out] also[fork up] {v.} To pay; pay out. * /He had to fork over fifty dollars to have the car repaired./ Compare: HAND OVER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fork over — or[fork out] also[fork up] {v.} To pay; pay out. * /He had to fork over fifty dollars to have the car repaired./ Compare: HAND OVER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fork over — v. (colloq.) (B) we had to fork over our savings to our creditors * * * [ fɔːk əʊvə] (colloq.) (B) we had to fork over our savings to our creditors …   Combinatory dictionary

  • fork over — v Give, hand over. Ok, fork over that twenty bucks you owe me before I lose my cool! 1830s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • fork over — hand over, give The robber told me to fork over my money or he was going to shoot me …   Idioms and examples

  • fork over — pay, pay up    They said, Fork over, man. Pay your share of the bill …   English idioms

  • fork over — verb a) To turn over soil with a gardening fork. b) To pay (implies lots of money) …   Wiktionary

  • fork over — Synonyms and related words: circulate, come across, come across with, come down with, come through with, cough up, deliver, deliver over, distribute, forward, give in, give out, give over, grease the palm, hand, hand in, hand out, hand over, kick …   Moby Thesaurus

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