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English noun: Ford

1. Ford (person) United States film maker (1896-1973)

SynonymsJohn Ford

Instance hypernymfilm maker, film producer, filmmaker, movie maker

2. Ford (person) grandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987)

SynonymsHenry Ford II

Instance hypernymindustrialist

3. Ford (person) son of Henry Ford (1893-1943)

SynonymsEdsel Bryant Ford

Instance hypernymindustrialist

4. Ford (person) English writer and editor (1873-1939)

SynonymsFord Hermann Hueffer, Ford Madox Ford

Instance hypernymauthor, writer

5. Ford (person) 38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-)

SynonymsGerald Ford, Gerald R. Ford, Gerald Rudolph Ford, President Ford

Instance hypernymChief Executive, President, President of the United States, United States President

6. Ford (person) United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947)

SynonymsHenry Ford

Instance hypernymindustrialist

7. ford (object) a shallow area in a stream that can be forded


Broader (hypernym)body of water, water

Part meronymstream, watercourse

8. ford (act) the act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse


Broader (hypernym)crossing

Narrower (hyponym)deep fording, shallow fording

English verb: ford

1. ford (motion) cross a river where it's shallow

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track, traverse

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