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Definition of FORTH

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Forth \Forth\, prep.
     Forth from; out of. [Archaic]
     [1913 Webster]

           Some forth their cabins peep.            --Donne. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Forth \Forth\, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G. fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford}, {Further}, adv.]
     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. [1913 Webster]

              Lucas was Paul's companion, at the leastway from the sixteenth of the Acts forth.          --Tyndale. [1913 Webster]

              From this time forth, I never will speak word.
                                                    --Shak. [1913 Webster]

              I repeated the Ave Maria; the inquisitor bad me say forth; I said I was taught no more.   --Strype. [1913 Webster]

     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. [1913 Webster]

              When winter past, and summer scarce begun, Invites them forth to labor in the sun. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

     3. Beyond a (certain) boundary; away; abroad; out. [1913 Webster]

              I have no mind of feasting forth to-night. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     4. Throughly; from beginning to end. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     {And so forth}, {Back and forth}, {From forth}. See under {And}, {Back}, and {From}.

     {Forth of}, {Forth from}, out of. [Obs.] --Shak.

     {To bring forth}. See under {Bring}.
        [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Forth \Forth\, n. [OE., a ford. ? 78. See {Frith}.] A way; a passage or ford. [Obs.] --Todd. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "forth":
     ahead, alee, along, away, en route to, for, forward, forwards, hence, off, on, onward, onwards, out, outward, outwardly, outwards, thence, therefrom, thereof, whence


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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