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verb (tr, adverb) formal
to present; propose
(of a plant) to produce or bear (leaves, branches, shoots, etc)
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put forth

1

Grow, as in This bush puts forth new shoots each spring. [First half of 1500s]

2

Bring to bear, exert, as in We'll have to put forth a great deal more effort. [c. 1400]

3

Also, set forth. Offer for consideration, as in She put forth at least three new ideas. [Mid-1300s]

4

Bring to notice, publish, as in The appendix puts forth a fresh analysis of events. [Mid-1500s]

5

See set forth.

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