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Fork out   /fɔrk aʊt/   Listen
Fork out

To surrender someone or something to another.  Synonyms: deliver, fork over, fork up, hand over, render, turn in.  "Render up the prisoners" , "Render the town to the enemy" , "Fork over the money"

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"Fork out" Quotes from Famous Books

... of smoke that Clementina began to respect him, and sat down on the sofa by his side, no doubt to protect her property. "If you hold his honour so completely in the palm of your hand," said she, "why don't you provide better for yourself and me? It is all very well for his honour to fork out now when you press him, but money goes and more is wanted. One of these days something will happen to him and he will die,—and you can't ...
— The Poor Plutocrats • Maurus Jokai

... of this he had one or two pieces left, which he gave them. But it wouldn't satisfy the beggars, and they signified to him - for you see, Giglamps, Billy didn't understand a quarter of their lingo - that he must fork out with his tin unless he wished to be forked into with their ...
— The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green • Cuthbert Bede

Words linked to "Fork out" :   hand, bail, turn over, pass on, pass, give, give away, reach

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