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Definition of "forth" []

  • Forward in time, place, or order; onward: from this time forth. (adverb)
  • Out into view: A stranger came forth from the crowd; put my ideas forth. (adverb)
  • Obsolete Away from a specified place; abroad. (adverb)
  • Archaic Out of; forth from. (preposition)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "forth" in a sentence
  • ""As the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it (_the earth_) bring forth and bud (_not first bud, bear seed, and then bring forth_), that it (_the earth_) may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater (_man being the only sower of seed and eater of bread_): so shall my Word be (_the Word of"
  • "So when this came along, I put her name forth immediately."
  • "There is, then, a body symbolism, an idiom of individual appearances and gestures that tends to call forth in the actor what it calls forth in the others, the others drawn from those, and only those, who are immediately present.1"