And so forth
Forth Forth, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G. fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford}, {Further}, adv.] 1. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one, two, three, and so forth. [1913 Webster]

Lucas was Paul's companion, at the leastway from the sixteenth of the Acts forth. --Tyndale. [1913 Webster]

From this time forth, I never will speak word. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

I repeated the Ave Maria; the inquisitor bad me say forth; I said I was taught no more. --Strype. [1913 Webster]

2. Out, as from a state of concealment, retirement, confinement, nondevelopment, or the like; out into notice or view; as, the plants in spring put forth leaves. [1913 Webster]

When winter past, and summer scarce begun, Invites them forth to labor in the sun. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. Beyond a (certain) boundary; away; abroad; out. [1913 Webster]

I have no mind of feasting forth to-night. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. Throughly; from beginning to end. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{And so forth}, {Back and forth}, {From forth}. See under {And}, {Back}, and {From}.

{Forth of}, {Forth from}, out of. [Obs.] --Shak.

{To bring forth}. See under {Bring}. [1913 Webster]


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  • and so forth — or[and so on] And more of the same kind; and further amounts or things like the ones already mentioned. * /The costumes were red, pink, blue, purple, yellow, and so forth./ Compare: WHAT HAVE YOU …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • and so forth — or[and so on] And more of the same kind; and further amounts or things like the ones already mentioned. * /The costumes were red, pink, blue, purple, yellow, and so forth./ Compare: WHAT HAVE YOU …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • And so forth — And And, conj. [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, {An} if, {Ante }.] 1. A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • and so forth — phrasal 1. and others or more of the same or similar kind 2. further in the same or similar manner 3. and the rest 4. and other things …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • So forth — So So, adv. [OE. so, sa, swa, AS. sw[=a]; akin to OFries, s[=a], s?, D. zoo, OS. & OHG. s?, G. so, Icel. sv[=a], sv?, svo, so, Sw. s?, Dan. saa, Goth. swa so, sw? as; cf. L. suus one s own, Skr. sva one s own, one s self. [root]192. Cf. As,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • and so on — phrasal and so forth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • So far forth — So So, adv. [OE. so, sa, swa, AS. sw[=a]; akin to OFries, s[=a], s?, D. zoo, OS. & OHG. s?, G. so, Icel. sv[=a], sv?, svo, so, Sw. s?, Dan. saa, Goth. swa so, sw? as; cf. L. suus one s own, Skr. sva one s own, one s self. [root]192. Cf. As,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forth — Forth, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G. fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford}, {Further}, adv.] 1. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one, two,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forth from — Forth Forth, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G. fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford}, {Further}, adv.] 1. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forth of — Forth Forth, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G. fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford}, {Further}, adv.] 1. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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