forth
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /fɔːθ/
  • (America) IPA: /fɔɹθ/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /fo(ː)ɹθ/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /foəθ/
Adverb

forth (not comparable)

  1. Forward in time, place or degree.
    • c. 1603–1604, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Othello, the Moore of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act V, scene ii], page 159 ↗:
      From this time forth, I never will speak word.
    • I repeated the Ave Maria; the inquisitor bade me say forth; I said I was taught no more.
  2. Out into view; from a particular place or position.
    The plants in spring put forth leaves.
    The robbers leapt forth from their place of concealment.
  3. (obsolete) Beyond a (certain) boundary; away; abroad; out.
    • c. 1596–1598, William Shakespeare, “The Merchant of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act II, scene v]:
      I have no mind of feasting forth to-night.
  4. (obsolete) Thoroughly; from beginning to end.
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: вперёд
Preposition
  1. (obsolete) Forth from; out of.
    • Some forth their cabins peep.
Adjective
  1. Misspelling of fourth
Noun
  1. Misspelling of fourth

Forth
Proper noun
  1. A river in Scotland that flows for about 47 km (29 miles) from The Trossachs through Stirling to the Firth of Forth on the North Sea.
  2. A sea area that covers the Firth of Forth
Proper noun
  1. An imperative, stack-based high-level programming language, used mostly in control applications.
Postscript is a language in the Forth family of languages.



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