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" the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"; " went off to school"; " they drove off"; (` forth' is obsolete as in" go forth and preach")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 from a particular thing or place or position (` forth' is obsolete); " ran away from the lion"; " wanted to get away from there"; " sent the children away to boarding school"; " the teacher waved the children away from the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.

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