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Forged vs Designed - What's the difference?

forged | designed |

As adjectives the difference between forged and designed

is that forged is fake (as documents) while designed is created according to a design.

As verbs the difference between forged and designed

is that forged is past participle of lang=en To force forward against opposition while designed is past tense of design.




  • Fake (as documents).
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-01
  • , author=Brian Hayes , title=Father of Fractals , volume=101, issue=1, page=62 , magazine= citation , passage=Toward the end of the war, Benoit was sent off on his own with forged papers; he wound up working as a horse groom at a chalet in the Loire valley. Mandelbrot describes this harrowing youth with great sangfroid.}}
    Forged identification documents were used to enter the building.
  • Fabricated by forging or at a forge, by working hot metal
  • The blacksmith made an expertly forged horseshoe by beating the red hot metal with his hammer.


    * See also


  • To force forward against opposition.
  • He forged forward against the current, even as it tried to sweep him down river.




  • (design)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • created according to a design
  • Derived terms

    * designedly