- The definition of forgery is the act of making a false signature, a copy of a painting or of other document.
- An example of forgery is faking your mother's signature on a note explaining your absence from school.
- An example of forgery is a copied version of a Picasso that someone tries to pretend is real.
- the act or legal offense of imitating or counterfeiting documents, signatures, works of art, etc. to deceive
- anything forged
- Archaic invention
- The act of forging something, especially the unlawful act of counterfeiting a document or object for the purposes of fraud or deception.
- Something that has been forged, especially a document that has been copied or remade to look like the original.
- The act of forging metal into shape.
- The act of forging, fabricating, or producing falsely; especially the crime of fraudulently making or altering a writing or signature purporting to be made by another, the false making or material alteration of or addition to a written instrument for the purpose of deceit and fraud; as, the forgery of a bond.
- That which is forged, fabricated, falsely devised or counterfeited.
- (archaic) An invention, creation.
forgery - Legal Definition
A false banknote, document, work of art, or other imitation of a thing of value, created to be passed off as real; the act of creating such an object.