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Definition 1: the act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for ford in the sense of this definition

(ford is a kind of ...) traveling across

(... is a kind of ford ) fording at a shallow place

(... is a kind of ford ) fording at a deep place in the stream

Definition 2: a shallow area in a stream that can be forded - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for ford in the sense of this definition

(ford is a kind of ...) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

"they invaded our territorial waters" "they were sitting by the water's edge"

(... is part of ford) a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth

Definition 3: United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ford in the sense of this definition

(ford is an instance of ...) someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise

Definition 4: 38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-2006) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ford in the sense of this definition

(ford is an instance of ...) the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government

"the President likes to jog every morning"

Definition 5: English writer and editor (1873-1939) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ford in the sense of this definition

(ford is an instance of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Definition 6: son of Henry Ford (1893-1943) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ford in the sense of this definition

(ford is an instance of ...) someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise

Definition 7: grandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ford in the sense of this definition

(ford is an instance of ...) someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise

Definition 8: United States film maker (1896-1973) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ford in the sense of this definition

(ford is an instance of ...) a producer of motion pictures

Definition 9: cross a river where it's shallow - [verb of motion]

(ford is a kind of ...) travel across or pass over

"The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

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