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forth

forward, as in back and forth; outward; onward: go forth and multiply
Not to be confused with:
fourth – next after the third: her fourth helping of dessert
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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.]
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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)
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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.
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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Adv.1.forth - from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)forth - from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead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"
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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.
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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
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forth

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

adv. [forward] hacia adelante; [out, away] afuera, hacia afuera.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
O my soul, exuberant and heavy dost thou now stand forth, a vine with swelling udders and full clusters of brown golden grapes:--
- Rumors of Lurking Enemies.- Scouts.- An Alarm.-A Sallying Forth. -Indian Dogs.-Return of a Horse-Stealing Party.- An Indian Deputation.-Fresh Alarms.-Return of a Successful War Party.-Dress of the Arickaras.- Indian Toilet.- Triumphal Entry of the War Party.
From Chaos came forth Erebus and black Night; but of Night were born Aether (5) and Day, whom she conceived and bare from union in love with Erebus.
Young Goodman Brown came forth at sunset into the street at Salem village; but put his head back, after crossing the threshold, to exchange a parting kiss with his young wife.
Maggie perceived that Pete brought forth all his elegance and all his knowledge of high-class customs for her benefit.
Now, if there are any transgressions pardonable from drunkenness, they are certainly such as Mr Jones was at present guilty of; on which head I could pour forth a vast profusion of learning, if I imagined it would either entertain my reader, or teach him anything more than he knows already.
Thus clad, he set forth upon his quest, until he came to the verge of the forest, and so to the highway.
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.
He makes the knights of the round table set forth to search for the Grail.
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.
In Alan's view, besides, the hunt must have now greatly slackened; and the line of the Forth and even Stirling Bridge, which is the main pass over that river, would be watched with little interest.
The giant's face was getting red, and his breath came snorting forth like a bull's.