Definition of forth
- from that day forth
- put forth leaves
- lava bursting forth from the volcano
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.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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