A stranger came forth from the crowd; put my ideas forth.
From this time forth.
From that day forth.
An example of forth is all the people standing in front of a certain person in line are able to get in; from this person forth can enter.
An example of forth is asking someone to come out of their room; to come forth.
- and so on; and other such things; et cetera
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Origin of forth
- Middle English from Old English per1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From fourth, for "fourth-generation programming language"; the u was dropped because the IBM 1130 operating system limited filenames to five characters.