- 1(literary except in particular idioms and phrasal verbs)
- 2away from a place; out They set forth at dawn. Huge chimneys belched forth smoke and grime.
- 3toward a place; forward Water gushed forth from a hole in the rock. see also bring forth Idioms
used at the end of a list to show that it continues in the same way We discussed everything—when to go, what to see and so on.
and so forth, and so on (and so forth)jump to other results
from one place to another and back again repeatedly ferries sailing back and forth between the islands
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beginning on that day; from that time From that day forth she gave me endless friendship and encouragement.
from that day/time forth (literary)jump to other results