To put forth

Related to To put forth: fall short, belabor the point, tripped up
To shoot, bud, or germinate
- Southey.
To leave a port or haven, as a ship.
- Bacon.

See also: Put, Put

References in classic literature ?
Now, it is with the view of giving a little additional help to all those who find themselves in this position that I proceed to put forth my own personal interpretation of the more abstruse passages in this work.
Instead, therefore, of answering my landlady, the puppet-show man ran out to punish his Merry Andrew; and now the moon beginning to put forth her silver light, as the poets call it (though she looked at that time more like a piece of copper), Jones called for his reckoning, and ordered Partridge, whom my landlady had just awaked from a profound nap, to prepare for his journey; but Partridge, having lately carried two points, as my reader hath seen before, was emboldened to attempt a third, which was to prevail with Jones to take up a lodging that evening in the house where he then was.
Madame Olenska is a great favourite with the gentlemen," said Miss Sophy, with her air of wishing to put forth something conciliatory when she knew that she was planting a dart.
here is need for you to put forth the might of your strong arms, for they of the Court are gaining the mastery in the tourney
It is not what your ship will NOT do that you want to know to get on terms of successful partnership with her; it is, rather, that you ought to have a precise knowledge of what she will do for you when called upon to put forth what is in her by a sympathetic touch.
She felt that the contest was unequal--that she was unable to put forth her best efforts.
I can I will it is my purpose,'' said De Bracy; `for, when Rowena consents to be the bride of De Bracy, who is it shall dare to put forth a violent hand upon her kinsman the son of her guardian the companion of her youth?
Although he was capable of expressing the highest feeling, a casing of timidity destroyed all the graces of his youth, just as the ice of poverty kept him from daring to put forth all his powers.
Well, but can you imagine that God will be willing to lie, whether in word or deed, or to put forth a phantom of himself?
Mahajan said they have met Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha last week and are looking forward to meeting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to put forth their views on key economic issues.
Taipei, June 10, 2011 (CENS)--The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) announced yesterday (June 9) approval of investment by Ruencheng Investment Holding (literal translation) in Nan Shan Life Insurance, but required the latter to put forth an additional NT$6 billion of cash under a custodian account within 60 days.
One can't put forth their B game when they are attempting to lose those pounds--one needs to put forth total effort or it simply is not going to work.