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And so forth Explained

And so forth at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

And \And\, conj. [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG.
anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, {An} if,
1. A particle which expresses the relation of connection or
addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a
clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence.

Note: (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, ``there are
women and women,'' that is, two very different sorts of
women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of
which is modificatory of the other, are connected by
and; as, ``the tediousness and process of my travel,''
that is, the tedious process, etc.; ``thy fair and
outward character,'' that is, thy outwardly fair
character, --Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

2. In order to; -- used instead of the infinitival to,
especially after try, come, go.

At least to try and teach the erring soul. --Milton.

3. It is sometimes, in old songs, a mere expletive.

When that I was and a little tiny boy. --Shak.

4. If; though. See {An}, conj. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

As they will set an house on fire, and it were but
to roast their eggs. --Bacon.

{And so forth}, and others; and the rest; and similar things;
and other things or ingredients. The abbreviation, etc.
(et cetera), or &c., is usually read and so forth.

Forth \Forth\, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G.
fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford},
{Further}, adv.]
1. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from
a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one,
two, three, and so forth.

Lucas was Paul's companion, at the leastway from the
sixteenth of the Acts forth. --Tyndale.

From this time forth, I never will speak word.

I repeated the Ave Maria; the inquisitor bad me say
forth; I said I was taught no more. --Strype.

2. Out, as from a state of concealment, retirement,
confinement, nondevelopment, or the like; out into notice
or view; as, the plants in spring put forth leaves.

When winter past, and summer scarce begun, Invites
them forth to labor in the sun. --Dryden.

3. Beyond a (certain) boundary; away; abroad; out.

I have no mind of feasting forth to-night. --Shak.

4. Throughly; from beginning to end. [Obs.] --Shak.

{And so forth}, {Back and forth}, {From forth}. See under
{And}, {Back}, and {From}.

{Forth of}, {Forth from}, out of. [Obs.] --Shak.

{To bring forth}. See under {Bring}.

and so forth at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

and so forth
adv : continuing in the same way [syn: {and so on}, {etcetera}, {etc.}]

and so forth at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-phrase » and so forth
  • Inter: idiomati » c Indicates that a list continues in a similar manner.
    1. : Dont forget to pack weather items appropriate for the climate: sunscreen, rain gear, and so forth.''

      Alternative forms

      *asf (abbreviation)


      * and so on, et cetera (etc.)


      Inter: trans-top » list continuation indicator

  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|什麼的|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|什么的|tr=shénme de|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|等等|tr=děngděng|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|等|tr=děng|sc=Hani
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|og så videre
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|enzovoorts
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|ja niin edelleen, Inter: t+ » fi|jne.
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|et ainsi de suite
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|und so weiter, Inter: t+ » de|usw.
  • Greek: Inter: t- » el|και ούτω καθεξής|tr=kai oúto kathexís|sc=Grek
  • Icelandic: og þar fram eftir götunum, og þess háttar

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|など|tr=nado (Inter: t+ » ja|等), Inter: t- » ja|などなど|tr=nado-nado
    • Khmer: Inter: t+ » km|។ល។|tr=la’|sc=Khmr
    • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|и така натаму|tr=i táka nátamu, Inter: t- » mk|итн.|tr=itn.
    • Persian: Inter: t- » fa|و الخ|tr=va elâ âxar|sc=fa-Arab
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|e assim por diante
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|și așa mai departe, Inter: t- » ro|ș.a.m.d.
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|и т. д., Inter: t- » ru|и так далее|tr=i tak dáleje
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|mar sin air adhart
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|y cosas semejantes, Inter: t- » es|y así sucesivamente
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|och så vidare

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English coordinates -
    Translation: et » and so forth
    Translation: fr » and so forth
    Translation: ku » and so forth
    Translation: pl » and so forth
    Translation: sv » and so forth