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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun Ford:

fordcrossing

Ford is sometimes a misspelling of food, form, forward or viewed.

Ford (to cross a body of water by wading) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Kaplan GRE Exam Vocabulary in a Box, which includes 500 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

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Definition of the noun ford

What does ford mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • ford: fords
  • Ford: -

  1. grandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Ford: Henry Ford II
    • instance of: industrialist = someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise
  2. son of Henry Ford (1893-1943)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Ford: Edsel Bryant Ford
    • instance of: industrialist = someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise
  3. United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Ford: Henry Ford
    • instance of: industrialist = someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise
  4. a shallow area in a stream that can be forded
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • synonym of ford: crossing
    • more generic terms: body of water / water = the part of the earth's surface covered with water
    • part of: stream / watercourse = a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
  5. the act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of ford: fording
    • more generic word: crossing = traveling across
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the noun ford

noun

  1. A make of car, named for Henry Ford.

noun

  1. A location where a stream is shallow and the bottom has good footing, making it possible to cross from one side to the other with no bridge, by walking, riding, or driving through the water; a crossing.

Definition of the verb ford

What does ford mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: forded | fording | fords

  1. cross a river where it's shallow

Alternative definition of the verb ford

verb

  1. To cross a stream using a ford.

Business

  1. Ford is a make of automobile produced by the Ford Motor Company.
  2. Ford a.k.a. The Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer, Troller, and Australian performance car manufacturer FPV. In the past it has also produced tractors and automotive components. Ford owns a 2.1% stake in Mazda of Japan, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom, and a 49% stake in Jiangling of China. It also has a number of joint-ventures, two in China, one in Thailand, one in Turkey, and one in Russia. It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family, although they have minority ownership. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States.

People

  1. Ford a.k.a. Gareth Berg is a cricket player, athlete, cricket bowler.
  2. Ford was a mountaineer.
    • profession: Mountaineer

There are other people with in their name, like Ben Ford, Bob Ford, Dan Ford, Dee Ford, Don Ford, Eli Ford, Eva Ford, Hod Ford, Ian Ford, Ita Ford and many others.

Characters

  1. Ford is a fictional character from the 2012 film Prometheus.
  2. Ford is a fictional character from the 2013 film 12 Years a Slave.
  3. Ford is a fictional character from the 1951 film Two on the Tiles.
  4. Ford is a fictional character from the film Machine.
  5. Ford is a fictional character from the 1998 film Black Dog.
  6. Ford is a fictional character from The Hour of 13.
  7. Ford is a fictional character from The Guards.
  8. Ford is a fictional character from the 1997 film Perdita Durango.
  9. Ford is a fictional character from the 1994 film Radio Inside.
  10. Ford is a fictional character from the 1947 film Hue and Cry.
  11. Ford is a fictional character from the 1940 film Blind Folly.
  12. Ford is a fictional character from the 1917 film The Bride's Silence.
  13. Ford is a fictional character from the 2014 film We Mortals Are.
  14. Ford is a fictional film character.
  15. Ford is a fictional character from the 2014 film Murder of a Cat.
  16. Ford is a fictional film character.
  17. Ford is a fictional character from the 2014 television drama series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.
  18. Ford a.k.a. Frank Ford is a fictional character from the 1982 romantic comedy film The Merry Wives of Windsor.

There are other characters with in their name, like mr ford, Bob Ford, Lou Ford, Sue Ford, Tom Ford, Alex Ford, Andy Ford, Anna Ford, Anne Ford, Bill Ford, Dave Ford, Eric Ford, Ford Bond, Hank Ford, Jack Ford, Jake Ford, John Ford, Lily Ford, Lita Ford and Luke Ford.

Music

"Ford" is a musical album of Super 5 Thor.

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Places

  1. Ford is a city in Ford County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 216.
  2. Ford is a village and civil parish in the Arun District of West Sussex, England. It is centred 2 miles south by south-west of Arundel and west of Worthing. The civil parish very gently slopes to the east, where it has the public track alongside the River Arun and the land is low but well-drained at 2 to 7 metres above Ordnance Datum.
  3. Ford is a small village in Northumberland, England, about 13 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed. Ford shares a parish with Etal.
  4. Ford is a village and civil parish in Shropshire, England.
  5. Ford is a town in Taylor County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 276 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Polley is located in the town.
  6. Ford is a small village located in the northwest of Wiltshire. It had a population of 580 in the 2001 census. The village is situated along a small stretch of the A420 road, lying 11 miles east of Bristol and 4 miles west of Chippenham.
  7. Ford is an area in the borough of Sefton, Merseyside, North West England.
  8. Ford a.k.a. Ford, Washington: Ford is an unincorporated community in Stevens County, Washington, United States. Ford is located on Washington State Route 231 10.5 miles south-sotuhwest of Springdale. Ford has a post office with ZIP code 99013. Ford also has a non denominational Community Church.
  9. Ford is a Metropolitan Borough of Sefton ward in the Bootle Parliamentary constituency that covers the northern part of the locality of Litherland and all of Ford.
  10. Ford a.k.a. Ford, Kentucky: Ford is an unincorporated community located in Clark County, Kentucky, United States. Its post office is closed.

There are other places with in their name, like Ford's, Ford End, Old Ford, Camp Ford, Rock Ford, Broad Ford, Combs Ford, Davis Ford, Eaton Ford, Ford Cliff, Ford Field, Ford River, Kyles Ford, Rocky Ford, Chadds Ford, Ford Island, Hale's Ford, Parker Ford.

Miscellanea

  1. Ford: A ford is a shallow place with good footing where a river or stream may be crossed by wading or inside a vehicle. A ford is mostly a natural phenomenon, in contrast to a low water crossing, which is an artificial bridge that allows crossing a river or stream when water is low.
    • also known as 浅滩
  2. Ford: The 'Ford' mango is a named mango cultivar that originated in south Florida.
  3. Ford is a commercial campaign that was awarded Best Commercial Campaign in 1956.
    • award:
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Best Commercial Campaign
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Best Commercial Campaign
  4. Ford is a website.

Phrases with Ford

Phrases starting with the word Ford:

  1. Ford Venus
  2. ford madox ford
  3. ford hermann hueffer

Phrases ending with the word Ford:

  1. -FORD
  2. henry ford
  3. gerald ford
  4. gerald r. ford
  5. president ford
  6. edsel bryant ford
  7. gerald rudolph ford

Other phrases containing the word Ford:

  1. henry ford ii
  2. Bellman-Ford Algorithm

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ford

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Google previewKnowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality (2016)

Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality 2015 (SERVE 2015), Bandung, Indonesia, 1-2 August 2015 by Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung, Abd Razak Zakaria, Zuwati Binti Hasim

Ford is the Vice Chair of the IEEE Indonesia section for International and Professional Activities...

Ford is a member of the Indonesian Mathematical Society (IndoMS), The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Professional, The ...

Google previewLiber Hvhi (2005)

by Michael Ford

Ford is a solitary practitioner primarily of a modern interpretational form of ancient Persian sorcery called collectively “Yatuk-Dinoih” which is essentially known as Daeva-yasna, utilizing the forbidden currents of the Adversary as a ...

Google previewThe Politically Incorrect Guide to the Presidents (2012)

From Wilson to Obama by Steven F. Hayward

Ford is a passable head of an administration, but an unsatisfactory chief of state. A President is the chief articulator of collective...

Ford is the most inarticulate President since the invention of broadcasting. . . . [A]n inarticulate president is like a ...

Google previewMaskim Hul (2011)

Babylonian Magick by Michael Ford

Ford is the author of Adversarial Light-Magick of the Nephilim, The Bible of the Adversary, Liber HVHI, Gates of Dozak, Luciferian Witchcraft and many more titles. Mr. Ford is an initiate and Magus in The ...

Google previewPropositional Structure and Illocutionary Force (1980)

A Study of the Contribution of Sentence Meaning to Speech Acts by Jerrold J. Katz

Ex-president Ford is a genius. (1.21) Ex-president Ford is an idiot.

Google previewToday's Technician: Automotive Brake Systems Classroom and Shop Manual (2010)

by Cliff Owen

Ford refers to hard codes as on-demand codes because they are detected by the computer immediately on demand when it runs a self-test. A hard code enables the technician to go right to a certain area or areas and begin pinpoint testing.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma (2008)

by Gilbert Reyes, Jon D. Elhai, Julian D. Ford

Ford. Shay, J. (2002). Odysseus in America: Combat trauma and the trials of homecoming. New York: Scribner. Tal, K. (1995). Worlds of hurt: Reading the literature of trauma. Cambridge: Cambridge ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Carter Era (2013)

by Diane Kaufman, Scott Kaufman

May: President Gerald Ford proclaimed the Vietnam War officially ended. 5 June: Suez Canal reopened after eight years. 8 July: Ford to seek reelection. 17 July: United States and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics astronauts rendezvous ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women and American Politics (2009)

by Lynne E. Ford

Ford...

Google previewOhio Historic Places Dictionary (2008)

by Editorial Staff, State History Publications, LLC

Ford Motor Company Cleveland Plant The Ford Motor Company Cleveland Plant is a four- story industrial factory structure of reinforced concrete construction , ...

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Small photo of New York, USA - April 30, 2018: Henry Ford in Madame Tussauds of New YorkSmall photo of ABU DHABI, UAE - NOV 26, 2016: Ford company logo on a car illuminated at nightSmall photo of Worcester (UK) - November 2017: Ford dealership sign against a blue sky.Small photo of June 12, 2017, Belarus, Minsk region. Horizontal photo of orange Ford Ford EcoSport symbol, covered in rain drops. During test drive. Selective focus.Small photo of MEMPHIS, TN - DECEMBER 7, 2016: A 2016 FORD FUSION HYBRID TITANIUM. The total system output is rated at 188 horsepower. Fuel economy is estimated at 44 mpg in the city, 41 mpg on the highwaySmall photo of Toronto, Canada - Oct 14, 2017: Black Ford F 150 SVT Raptor Dakar Edition on a parking lot in the city of TorontoSmall photo of DEARBORN, MICHIGAN-FEBRUARY 3, 2018: Model T Ford automobiles lined up on a street. The cars are in near new condition. More...

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Quotes about Ford

There are no crown princes at Ford. (Edsel Ford)
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Scrabble value of F4O1R1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of FORD

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Semordnilap

What do you get if you reverse the order of the letters?

  • DROF

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Other anagrams

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