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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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  • From 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,… …   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 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

  • from that day forth — from that day/moment/time etc/forth literary phrase after that day, moment, time, etc Thesaurus: after another event or timesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • from that time forth — from that day/moment/time etc/forth literary phrase after that day, moment, time, etc Thesaurus: after another event or timesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • From — (fr[o^]m), prep. [AS. fram, from; akin to OS. fram out, OHG. & Icel. fram forward, Sw. fram, Dan. frem, Goth. fram from, prob. akin to E. forth. ?202. Cf. {Fro}, {Foremost}.] Out of the neighborhood of; lessening or losing proximity to; leaving… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forth — Forth, prep. Forth from; out of. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Some forth their cabins peep. Donne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forth — /fawrth, fohrth/, adv. 1. onward or outward in place or space; forward: to come forth; go forth. 2. onward in time, in order, or in a series: from that day forth. 3. out, as from concealment or inaction; into view or consideration: The author s… …   Universalium

  • forth — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)θ[/t]] ♦♦♦ (In addition to the uses shown below, forth is also used in the phrasal verbs put forth and set forth .) 1) ADV: ADV after v When someone goes forth from a place, they leave it. [LITERARY] Go forth into the desert... I came… …   English dictionary

  • forth — /fɔθ / (say fawth) adverb 1. forwards; onwards or outwards in place or space. 2. onwards in time, in order, or in a series: from that day forth. 3. out, as from concealment or inaction; into view or consideration. 4. away, as from a place or… …   Australian English dictionary

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