Forth

Definition of Forth

v.1.Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one, two, three, and so forth.
Lucas was Paul's companion, at the leastway from the sixteenth of the Acts forth.
- Tyndale.
From this time forth, I never will speak word.
- Shak.
I repeated the Ave Maria; the inquisitor bad me say forth; I said I was taught no more.
- Strype.
2.Out, as from a state of concealment, retirement, confinement, nondevelopment, or the like; out into notice or view; as, the plants in spring put forth leaves.
When winter past, and summer scarce begun,
Invites them forth to labor in the sun.
- Dryden.
3.Beyond a (certain) boundary; away; abroad; out.
I have no mind of feasting forth to-night.
- Shak.
4.Throughly; from beginning to end.
And so forth
See under And, Back, and From.
Forth of
out of.
To bring forth
See under Bring.
- Shak.
prep.1.Forth from; out of.
Some forth their cabins peep.
- Donne.
n.1.A way; a passage or ford.

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ahead, alee, along, away, en route to, for, forward, forwards, hence, off, on, onwards, outward, outwardly, outwards, thence, therefrom, thereof, whence
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