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Forth

 (fôrth)
A river of south-central Scotland flowing about 100 km (60 mi) eastward to the Firth of Forth, a wide inlet of the North Sea.

forth

 (fôrth)
adv.
1. Forward in time, place, or order; onward: from this time forth.
2. Out into view: A stranger came forth from the crowd; put my ideas forth.
3. Obsolete Away from a specified place; abroad.
prep. Archaic
Out of; forth from.

[Middle English, from Old English; see per in Indo-European roots.]

forth

(fɔːθ)
adv
1. forward in place, time, order, or degree
2. out, as from concealment, seclusion, or inaction
3. away, as from a place or country
4. and so on; et cetera
prep
archaic out of; away from
[Old English; related to Middle High German vort; see for, further]

Forth

(fɔːθ)
n
1. (Placename) Firth of Forth an inlet of the North Sea in SE Scotland: spanned by a cantilever railway bridge 1600 m (almost exactly 1 mile) long (1889), and by a road bridge (1964)
2. (Placename) a river in S Scotland, flowing generally east to the Firth of Forth. Length: about 104 km (65 miles)

forth

(fɔrθ, foʊrθ)

adv.
1. onward or outward in place or space; forward or away: to go forth.
2. onward in time, in order, or in a series: from that day forth.
3. out, as from concealment; into view or consideration.
prep.
4. Archaic. out of; forth from.
[before 900; Middle English]

Forth

(fɔrθ, foʊrθ)

n.
1. Firth of, an arm of the North Sea, in SE Scotland: estuary of Forth River. 48 mi. (77 km) long.
2. a river in S central Scotland, flowing E into the Firth of Forth. 116 mi. (187 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Forth - a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
Adv.1.forth - from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)forth - from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead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"
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
2.forth - forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"
3.forth - out into view; "came forth from the crowd"; "put my ideas forth"

forth

adverb
1. (Formal or old-fashioned) forward, out, away, ahead, onward, outward Go forth into the desert.
2. out, into the open, out of concealment He brought forth a small gold amulet.
Translations
بعيدا، إلى الأمام
dáledopředu
fremud
Forthweiter
fram, áfram
pirmyn
tālākuz priekšu

forth

[fɔːθ]
When forth is an element in a phrasal verb, eg pour forth, venture forth, look up the verb.
ADV
1. (o.f.) (= onward) → adelante
to go forthmarcharse
from this day forthde hoy en adelante
see also back
2. and so forthetcétera, y así sucesivamente

forth

[ˈfɔːrθ] adven avant
to go back and forth → aller et venir
and so forth → et ainsi de suite
to go forth → aller

forth

adv (form, dated)
(= out)heraus-; (= forward)hervor-; to venture forthsich hinauswagen; to come forthherauskommen; to pour forth (= utter)von sich (dat)geben; to burst forth (person)herausstürzen; (sun)hervorbrechen ? back ADV a, ? also hold forth, put forth, set forthetc
(= onwards) from this time or day forthvon jetzt an; from that day forthvon jenem Tag an; and so forthund so weiter

forth

[fɔːθ] adv (old)
a.in avanti
to go back and forth → andare avanti e indietro
to set forth → mettersi in cammino
from this day forth → d'ora in poi
b. and so forthe così via, e via dicendo

forth

(foːθ) adverb
forward; onward. They went forth into the desert.
back and forth
first in one direction and then in the other; backwards and forwards. We had to go back and forth many times before we moved all our furniture to the new house.

forth

adv. [forward] hacia adelante; [out, away] afuera, hacia afuera.
References in classic literature ?
bowing with the air of one accustomed to public praise, he stole to the cavern and ordered Hagar to come forth with a commanding, "What ho, minion
In the presence of George Willard, Wing Bid- dlebaum, who for twenty years had been the town mystery, lost something of his timidity, and his shadowy personality, submerged in a sea of doubts, came forth to look at the world.
How this was done and how, incidental- ly, the lost city of Pelone was discovered, bringing joy to the heart of Professor Swyington Bumper, will be found fully set forth in the book.
I must never go to the garden without a heavy stick or a corn-knife; she had killed a good many rattlers on her way back and forth.
But she did not want to appear unamiable and uninterested, so she had brought forth newspapers, which she spread upon the floor of the gallery, and under Madame Ratignolle's directions she had cut a pattern of the impervious garment.
Receiving no reply to this extraordinary appeal, which in truth, as it was delivered with the vigor of full and sonorous tones, merited some sort of notice, he who had thus sung forth the language of the holy book turned to the silent figure to whom he had unwittingly addressed himself, and found a new and more powerful subject of admiration in the object that encountered his gaze.
Though in life it remains perfectly fluid, yet, upon exposure to the air, after death, it soon begins to concrete; sending forth beautiful crystalline shoots, as when the first thin delicate ice is just forming in water.
There was a change on the village where the fountain fell, and where the mender of roads went forth daily to hammer out of the stones on the highway such morsels of bread as might serve for patches to hold his poor ignorant soul and his poor reduced body together.
Goe MICHAEL of Celestial Armies Prince, And thou in Military prowess next GABRIEL, lead forth to Battel these my Sons Invincible, lead forth my armed Saints By Thousands and by Millions rang'd for fight; Equal in number to that Godless crew Rebellious, them with Fire and hostile Arms Fearless assault, and to the brow of Heav'n Pursuing drive them out from God and bliss, Into thir place of punishment, the Gulf Of TARTARUS, which ready opens wide His fiery CHAOS to receave thir fall.
Something must speedily be resolved upon, and it occurred to us at last to go forth together and seek help in the neighbouring hamlet.
The giant's face was getting red, and his breath came snorting forth like a bull's.
Coming from eggs in which they have lain for five years, the period of incubation, they step forth into the world perfectly developed except in size.