Hypertext Webster Gateway: "forth"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Forth \Forth\, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G.
fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford},
{Further}, adv.]
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.

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.] --Shak.

{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}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Forth \Forth\, prep.
Forth from; out of. [Archaic]

Some forth their cabins peep. --Donne.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Forth \Forth\, n. [OE., a ford. ? 78. See {Frith}.]
A way; a passage or ford. [Obs.] --Todd.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adv 1: from a particular thing or place or position; "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school"; "they drove off"; (`forth' is obsolete as in
"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

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