Forged vs Fictitious - What's the difference?

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Forged is a related term of fictitious.


As adjectives the difference between forged and fictitious

is that forged is fake (as documents) while fictitious is not real; invented; contrived.

As a verb forged

is to force forward against opposition.

forged

English

Adjective

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  • Fake (as documents).
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  • , 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.

    Synonyms

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    Verb

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

    fictitious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not real; invented; contrived.
  • St. Mary Mead is a fictitious village from the books of Agatha Christie.

    Synonyms

    * imaginary, invented, contrived, fictive