Definitions of forth

  1. from a particular thing or place or position; " ran away from the lion"; " wanted to get away from there"; " sent the children away to boarding school"; " the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"; " went off to school"; " they drove off"; (` forth' is obsolete as in" go forth and preach")
  2. out into view; " came forth from the crowd"; " put my ideas forth"
  3. forward in time or order or degree; " from that time forth"; " from the sixth century onward"
  4. from a particular thing or place or position (` forth' is obsolete); " ran away from the lion"; " wanted to get away from there"; " sent the children away to boarding school"; " the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"; " went off to school".
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Beyond a ( certain) boundary; away; abroad; out.
  8. Throughly; from beginning to end.
  9. Forth from; out of.
  10. A way; a passage or ford.
  11. from; out of.
  12. Onward in time, place, or order; forward; abroad; away.
  13. Before or forward in place or order: in advance: onward in time: out into view: abroad: ( B.) out.
  14. Forward; out.
  15. Forward; outward; away; out; abroad.
  16. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; out into view; abroad; away.
  17. Forward in place or order; out; abroad.

Antonyms for forth

back, behind, rearward, backward.

Quotes of forth

  1. One can always debate questions back and forth – Robert Bourassa
  2. The gospel comprises indeed, and unfolds, the whole mystery of man's redemption, as far forth as it is necessary to be known for our salvation. – Robert Boyle
  3. We are aware that many national farm organizations are putting forth various plans to provide both short- and long -term relief to our nation's agricultural producers. While we believe long -term solutions are essential, the current situation demands a more immediate response. – Mel Carnahan
  4. This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  5. Of the five House Calendars, the Private Calendar is the one to which all Private Bills are referred. Private Bills deal with specific individuals, corporations, institutions, and so forth as distinguished from public bills which deal with classes only. – Howard Coble
  6. Words are also seeds, and when dropped into the invisible spiritual substance, they grow and bring forth after their kind. – Charles Fillmore
  7. The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak. – Augustus Hare
  8. A young and vital child knows no limit to his own will, and it is the only reality to him. It is not that he wants at the outset to fight other wills, but that they simply do not exist for him. Like the artist, he goes forth to the work of creation, gloriously alone. – Jane Harrison
  9. That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself. – Thomas Hood
  10. The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight. – Joseph Joubert
  11. The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit. – Thomas Malory
  12. I started going back and forth New York, London, New York, London. I wasn't looking back at all. I was doing tons of jobs. Working, working, working, working. – Kate Moss
  13. Well, I think when we can turn to the person sitting next to us and really see them with kindness and see ourselves reflected back- when there's some dignity and compassion traveling back and forth – Sharon Stone
  14. Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher. – William Wordsworth

Usage examples for forth

  1. Rachel Winslow, have you forgotten-" She rose and walked back and forth – In His Steps by Charles M. Sheldon
  2. He only knew that they brought him bread and water three times, before Guffey came again and summoned him forth – 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair
  3. He might, he said, have to set forth again at any moment; he was on important business. – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  4. In vain he called forth in despair; His words returned upon the empty air. – Love-or-Fame-and-Other-Poems by Sherrick, Fannie Isabel
  5. Let me speak one moment to Mr. Strickland to send the men forth and go himself. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  6. So I went back and forth for full an hour, I suppose. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  7. The little girl stretched forth both hands toward them; then the match went out. – Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading by Frances Jenkins Olcott
  8. For who could say what the night would bring forth – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  9. The general reached forth his hand. – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis
  10. At half- past ten Richard came forth after having taken his last farewell. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  11. I've learned, with a sad heart, what one day may bring forth – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  12. The original polish is restored by pulling the box back and forth over the floor. – Guide to Hotel Housekeeping by Mary E. Palmer
  13. Maurice was compelled to stand forth – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  14. At length his hand went forth slowly. – A Fool There Was by Porter Emerson Browne
  15. From this hour forth I will order them to go and come when and where I please! – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  16. A moment later, and he had passed forth into the free air outside. – Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 by James Barnes
  17. As a matter of fact, the Troop Captain, Miss Mason, and half a dozen girls had insisted that Tory go forth for the long hike. – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  18. He gave her a puzzled look as she put forth a hand objectingly. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  19. But from that time forth there came a great change in his manner to his youngest daughter. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. I was dead, and am come forth from the grave; but I shall go again into the dark where all shall forget, even I myself; but there is that which I would do, which thou must do for me, even as I shall do good to thee, that which is the desire of my heart. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009

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