forth /ˈforθ, ˈfɔrθ/
Forth, n. A way; a passage or ford. [Obs.]
Forth, prep. Forth from; out of. [Archaic]
Some forth their cabins peep. --Donne.
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. [Obs.]
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.
adv 1: from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is
obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get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"; "they drove off";
"go forth and preach" [syn: away, off]
2: forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth";
"from the sixth century onward" [syn: forward, onward]
3: out into view; "came forth from the crowd"; "put my ideas