Simple Definition of forth
: out into notice or view
: onward or forward in time or place
Examples of forth in a sentence
a flow of lava bursting forth from the earth
The snow is gone and the flowers are ready to spring forth.
He went forth to spread the news.
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
Definition of forth
: forth from : out of
First Known Use of forth
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)
FORTH Defined for Kids
Definition of forth for Students
1 : onward in time, place, or order <from that time forth>
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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