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Definition of ford verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ford

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//fɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɔːrd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ford
BrE BrE//fɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɔːrd//
 
he / she / it fords
BrE BrE//fɔːdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɔːrdz//
 
past simple forded
BrE BrE//ˈfɔːdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrdɪd//
 
past participle forded
BrE BrE//ˈfɔːdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrdɪd//
 
-ing form fording
BrE BrE//ˈfɔːdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrdɪŋ//
 
 
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ford something to walk or drive across a river or stream Word Origin Old English, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch voorde, also to fare.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ford