Origin of forth
Definition for forth (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for forth
One of the kids had a ball in his hand, and Cuomo took it and tossed it back and forth to an eight year old.
There are a lot of people who go back and forth now and blend both approaches into their work.
In the 1950s, you had people like Richard Hofstadter and Arthur Schlesinger moving back and forth between the two worlds.
“He was back and forth to Maryland for a while but then she had enough,” the friend said.
Lakes on Titan are full of methane, and the chemical is a major component of the giant planets Jupiter, Neptune, and so forth.
Some send it forth in a solid, steady, majestic column; others in an irregular, churn-like fashion.Then and Now|Robert Vaughn
He then started to cuss at us, and so forth, and I tried to talk to him to calm him down.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
She raised the glove that she had been nervously swinging back and forth, and bit hard upon the button of it.A Chance Acquaintance|W. D. Howells
About fifty ladies on horseback rode back and forth over the field, on the flanks of the troops, imitating their evolutions.Peter Parley's Own Story|Samuel G. Goodrich
Sudden, sweet fancies spring forth from every nook and corner, and delightful surprises meet me at every turn.The World I Live In|Helen Keller
British Dictionary definitions for forth (1 of 2)
Word Origin for forth
British Dictionary definitions for forth (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for forth
Old English forð "forward, onward, further, continually," perfective of fore, from Proto-Germanic *furtha- (cf. Old Frisian, Old Saxon forth "forward, onward," Old Norse forð, Dutch voort, German fort), from PIE *prto-, from *pr-, from root *per- (1) "forward, through" (see per).
Idioms and Phrases with forth
see and so forth; back and forth; bring forth; hold forth; put forth; set forth.