forth

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1forth

adverb \ˈfrth\

: out into notice or view

: onward or forward in time or place

Full Definition of FORTH

1
:  onward in time, place, or order :  forward <from that day forth>
2
:  out into notice or view <put forth leaves>
3
obsolete :  away, abroad

Examples of FORTH

  1. a flow of lava bursting forth from the earth
  2. The snow is gone and the flowers are ready to spring forth.
  3. He went forth to spread the news.
  4. She stretched forth her hands in prayer.

Origin of FORTH

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old English for
First Known Use: before 12th century

Related to FORTH

Synonyms
ahead, onward, forward, on

Rhymes with FORTH

2forth

preposition

Definition of FORTH

archaic
:  forth from :  out of

First Known Use of FORTH

circa 1575

Forth

geographical name \ˈfrth\

Definition of FORTH

river 116 miles (187 kilometers) S cen Scotland flowing E into Firth of Forth (estuary 48 miles or 77 kilometers long, inlet of North Sea)

Rhymes with FORTH

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