- 1forward in time, place, or order
- 2out from a starting point and forward into view
- 3into existence or notice
Using forth: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "forth" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
He stepped forth to greet us.
The sun came forth from behind the clouds.
She brought forth a new idea for the project.
The truth will eventually come forth.
forth Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using forth
The argument went back and forth for hours without any resolution.
The new policies have brought forth fruit in terms of increased productivity and employee satisfaction.
The professor held forth on the history of the Roman Empire for over an hour.
Phrases with forth
We need to buy milk, bread, eggs, and so forth.
to produce something, especially something new or original
The company is planning to bring forth a new product line next year.
to start a journey or trip, or to explain or describe something in a clear and detailed way
We set forth early in the morning to avoid the traffic.
Origins of forth
from Old English 'forð', meaning 'forward'
Summary: forth in Brief
'Forth' [fɔːθ] means moving forward in time, place, or order, and coming out from a starting point into view. It can also mean bringing something into existence or notice, as in 'She brought forth a new idea for the project.' The phrase 'and so forth' indicates that a list continues with similar items, while 'back and forth' refers to moving repeatedly in opposite directions.