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go forth

vb (intr, adverb)
1. to be issued: the command went forth that taxes should be collected.
2. to go out: the army went forth to battle.
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Verb1.go forth - go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
go out - leave the house to go somewhere; "We never went out when our children were small"
desert - leave behind; "the students deserted the campus after the end of exam period"
take leave, quit, depart - go away or leave
pop off - leave quickly
walk away, walk off - go away from; "The actor walked off before he got his cue"; "I got annoyed and just walked off"
hightail - leave as fast as possible; "We hightailed it when we saw the police walking in"
walk out - leave abruptly, often in protest or anger; "The customer that was not served walked out"
come away - leave in a certain condition; "She came away angry"
vamoose, decamp, skip - leave suddenly; "She persuaded him to decamp"; "skip town"
bugger off, buzz off, scram, fuck off, get - leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!"
beetle off, bolt out, run off, run out, bolt - leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"
ride away, ride off - ride away on a horse, for example
go out - take the field; "The soldiers went out on missions"
tarry, linger - leave slowly and hesitantly
take off, start out, set forth, set off, set out, start, depart, part - leave; "The family took off for Florida"
pull out, get out - move out or away; "The troops pulled out after the cease-fire"
exit, get out, go out, leave - move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country"
rush away, rush off - depart in a hurry
fly the coop, head for the hills, hightail it, lam, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail, run, bunk, break away, escape - flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
slip away, sneak away, sneak off, sneak out, steal away - leave furtively and stealthily; "The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard"
vacate, abandon, empty - leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"
pull up stakes, depart, leave - remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
2.go forth - come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"
pop out - come out suddenly or forcefully; "you stick a bill in the vending machine and the change pops out"
radiate - issue or emerge in rays or waves; "Heat radiated from the metal box"
leak - enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure; "Water leaked out of the can into the backpack"; "Gas leaked into the basement"
escape - issue or leak, as from a small opening; "Gas escaped into the bedroom"
fall - come out; issue; "silly phrases fell from her mouth"
debouch - pass out or emerge; especially of rivers; "The tributary debouched into the big river"
fall out, come out - come off; "His hair and teeth fell out"
References in classic literature ?
Neither could he mobilize his army to go forth to war, nor could he punish his recalcitrant subjects.
If I had my will I should never go forth, but should end my days here in Beaulieu.
With a good conscience our only sure reward, with history the final judge of our deeds; let us go forth to lead the land we love, asking His blessing and His help, but knowing that here on earth God's work must truly be our own.
Never did boys of his tender age go forth to hunt, much less to hunt alone.
The tailor put on the girdle, and resolved to go forth into the world, because he thought his workshop was too small for his valour.
Other steamers came out to look for her, and ultimately towed her away from the cold edge of the world into a harbour with docks and workshops, where, with many blows of hammers, her pulsating heart of steel was set going again to go forth presently in the renewed pride of its strength, fed on fire and water, breathing black smoke into the air, pulsating, throbbing, shouldering its arrogant way against the great rollers in blind disdain of winds and sea.
Pray to the son of Saturn lord of the whirlwind, who sits on Ida and looks down over all Troy, pray him to send his swift messenger on your right hand, the bird of omen which is strongest and most dear to him of all birds, that you may see it with your own eyes and trust it as you go forth to the ships of the Danaans.
Father Jove," he said, "that rulest from Ida, most glorious and most great, grant that I may be received kindly and compassionately in the tents of Achilles; and send your swift messenger upon my right hand, the bird of omen which is strongest and most dear to you of all birds, that I may see it with my own eyes and trust it as I go forth to the ships of the Danaans.
I would go forth, methought, at once, and evangelize the whole of Flatland.
If the majority agrees, they will go forth with the decision.
It is indicative of the character found in the men and women that go forth each day in service to the public, on either side of our border, said Jason Owens, Acting Laredo Sector Chief Patrol Agent.
CEBU CITY -- Pope Francis on Sunday appealed to Catholics to go forth as missionaries.