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English verb: fork out

1. fork out (possession) to surrender someone or something to another

SamplesThe guard delivered the criminal to the police.
Render up the prisoners.
Render the town to the enemy.
Fork over the money.

Synonymsdeliver, fork over, fork up, hand over, render, turn in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)give, hand, pass, pass on, reach, turn over

Narrower (hyponym)bail, give away

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