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forth

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adverb \ˈfȯrth\

Simple Definition of forth

  • : out into notice or view

  • : onward or forward in time or place

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of forth

  1. 1 :  onward in time, place, or order :  forward <from that day forth>

  2. 2 :  out into notice or view <put forth leaves>

  3. 3 obsolete :  away, abroad

Examples of forth in a sentence

  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

Rhymes with forth


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forth

preposition

Definition of forth

archaic

  1. :  forth from :  out of



Circa 1575

First Known Use of forth

circa 1575


Forth

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geographical name \ˈfȯrth\

Definition of Forth

  1. 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



FORTH Defined for Kids

forth

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adverb \ˈfȯrth\

Definition of forth for Students

  1. 1 :  onward in time, place, or order <from that time forth>

  2. 2 :  out into view <Soon the beech trees had put forth their delicate, transparent leaves. — C. S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe>





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