fourth vs forth

fourth forth

Definitions

  • 1) music A musical interval which spans four degrees of the diatonic scale, for example C to F (C D E F).
  • 2) not used in the plural The fourth gear of an engine.
  • 3) A quarter, one of four equal parts of a whole.
  • 4) not used in the plural The person or thing in the fourth position.
  • 5) The ordinal number matching the number four in a series.
  • 6) A tone four degrees above or below a given tone in a diatonic scale.
  • 7) The harmonic combination of these tones.
  • 8) The subdominant of a scale or key.
  • 9) The interval between two such tones.
  • 10) The Fourth of July; Independence Day. Used with the:
  • 11) The transmission gear or gear ratio used to produce forward speeds next higher to those of third in a motor vehicle.
  • 12) specifically, in the United States, the fourth day of July, the anniversary of the declaration of American independence.
  • 13) One of four equal parts into which one whole may be divided; the quotient of a unit divided by four.
  • 14) (Mus.) The interval of two tones and a semitone, embracing four diatonic degrees of the scale; the subdominant of any key.
  • 15) One coming next in order after the third.
  • 16) following the third position; number four in a countable series
  • 17) the musical interval between one note and another four notes away from it
  • 18) In early English law, a fourth part of the rents of the year, or of movables, or both, granted or levied by way of tax.
  • 19) In music A tone four diatonic degrees above or below any given tone.
  • 20) The quotient of unity divided by four; one of four equal parts of anything; a quarter: as, three fourths (¾) of an acre.
  • 21) In a scale, the fourth tone from the bottom; the subdominant: solmizated fa, as F in the scale of C, or D in that of A.
  • 22) The interval between any tone and a tone four degrees distant from it.
  • 23) The harmonic combination of two such tones.
  • 24) The ordinal form of the number four.
  • 25) Next in order after the third; the ordinal of four.
  • 26) Forming one of four equal parts into which anything may be divided.
  • 27) in the fourth place
  • 28) Next after the third: an ordinal numeral.

Definitions

  • 1) Common misspelling of fourth.
  • 2) obsolete A way; a passage or ford.
  • 3) a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
  • 4) A common Middle English form of ford.
  • 5) obsolete From a particular place or position.
  • 6) Forward in time, place or degree.
  • 7) Out into view.
  • 8) Obsolete Away from a specified place; abroad.
  • 9) Forward in time, place, or order; onward.
  • 10) from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
  • 11) out into view
  • 12) [Obs.] out of.
  • 13) Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end
  • 14) obsolete Throughly; from beginning to end.
  • 15) See under And, Back, and From.
  • 16) Out, as from a state of concealment, retirement, confinement, nondevelopment, or the like; out into notice or view.
  • 17) See under Bring.
  • 18) Beyond a (certain) boundary; away; abroad; out.
  • 19) Outof;forthfrom.
  • 20) See the verbs.
  • 21) To forward; further; accomplish.
  • 22) Forward; onward or outward into space; out from concealment or inaction.
  • 23) Out of; forth from.
  • 24) Forward or out, as by development or unfolding; into view or consideration: as, plants put forth leaves and send forth shoots in spring; to bring forth sound arguments.
  • 25) Away, as from a place or country; out; abroad: now always followed by from, but formerly sometimes used absolutely or followed by of: as, to go forth from one's home; to send a traitor forth from his country.
  • 26) Onward in time or order, in progression or series: as, from that day forth; one, two, four, eight, and so forth (see below).
  • 27) Thoroughly; from beginning to end.
  • 28) [Forth was formerly used intensively to strengthen some adverbs and prepositions, without real addition of meaning: as, far-forth, beneath-forth, within-forth, with-forth.]
  • 29) Archaic Forth from; out of.

Examples

  • 1) That race worked out well with the third and fourth going in since.
  • 2) His new club squeezed into fourth place on the final day of last season.
  • 3) We were proud to be fourth last year and hope to be able to regain that status again soon.
  • 4) The broker has pencilled in a 500 million charge in the fourth quarter.
  • 5) As big a waste of time as fourth officials have become, in fact.
  • 6) I am on the fourth one now.
  • 7) Now the fourth series of the high-speed makeover show has arrived on our screens and the tiny residence is finished.
  • 8) Yesterday was a decent 40 and then a long wait to see when they would get their bonus point fourth try.
  • 9) I represent the fourth generation of the company and I want to grow it into an international operation.
  • 10) The fourth generation of the family are taken on orchard tours.
  • 11) He was fourth last year but struggles to stay this distance.
  • 12) We are not playing good but we are already fourth in the table.
  • 13) Who wants to finish fourth or fifth?
  • 14) His previous close fourth was a cracking effort.
  • 15) The setting is the fourth floor larder.
  • 16) And it spared them from a fourth defeat in five games.
  • 17) Three fourth places and one ignominious sixth place two years ago.
  • 18) The third and fourth have both scored since.
  • 19) That would have been good enough for fourth place in the specialist hurdles final.
  • 20) He has just become a father for the fourth time.
  • 21) Preliminary data for the fourth quarter of the year will be published next month.
  • 22) All the political parties have failed fully to address such poverty in the fourth largest economy in the world.
  • 23) We now have the third and fourth generation growing up since then for whom it is simply outside their world view.
  • 24) The fourth point is that in our society, most of us have to learn to listen.
  • 25) I had two with my fourth cup of coffee.
  • 26) It was the fourth equal fastest time in history, but has there been a more glorious quartet to watch?
  • 27) TWO goals, three points and fourth place.
  • 28) What price trust of any sort, then, in the fourth century?
  • 29) Thus, 104603 means that we place a pig in the first row of the _first_ column, in no row of the _second_ column, in the fourth row of the _third_ column, in the sixth row of the _fourth_ column, in no row of the _fifth_ column, and in the third row of the
  • 30) The term fourth estate is frequently attributed to the nineteenth century historian Carlyle, though he himself seems to have attributed it to Edmund Burke: Burke said there were Three Estates in Parliament; but, in the Reporters 'Gallery yonder, there sat a fourth Estate more important than they all.
  • 31) Thus far we have treated of the meaning of the term fourth dimension as it is used in mathematics.
  • 32) BP has repeatedly promised to pay all "legitimate claims" for loss and damage as a result of the Gulf oil spill, now vying for the title fourth biggest oil spill in history at 2.3 million barrels of crude over the past two months.
  • 33) I also have a room where three walls are pale lavender and the fourth is a dark wine red.
  • 34) There was what we called a "fourth wall" — you never got to be a part of the process.
  • 35) Decades ago, Hassell coined the term fourth world music to describe his sound, that's both primitive and futuristic.
  • 36) And the fourth is the attractiveness of our country -- ensuring that people and companies want to come here, stay here, and grow here.
  • 37) Principals and teachers around the country are growing increasingly concerned with what they call the fourth-grade slump.
  • 38) Practically speaking, the top three make the team and the fourth is an alternate.
  • 39) ‘A left hook ends it one minute, four seconds into the fourth round.’
  • 40) ‘The team's fourth management team in four years is now in place.’
  • 41) ‘They also brought the fourth official from four hours away from somewhere in Co. Clare, and a linesman from Laois.’
  • 42) ‘And then, once I got the joiner to agree to my fourth stair design in four days, the only way was up.’
  • 43) ‘This was their fourth defeat out of four and their third in the last four years.’
  • 44) ‘It was the Bulgarian midfielder's fourth goal in four league matches.’
  • 45) ‘China, which constitutes the fourth border, does an equally forbidding job of keeping outsiders at bay.’
  • 46) ‘We were married four days after the fourth anniversary of our meeting each other.’
  • 47) ‘While Michael was setting a world mark, Nat rolled to her fourth win in four tries.’
  • 48) ‘By challenging the need for contact between the two sexes, Greek myths of the fifth and fourth centuries bc express unease about the need for women as a means to continue the human race.’
  • 49) ‘It is all the more striking that, throughout the fifth and fourth centuries, the generalship could be held repeatedly.’
  • 50) ‘In the past, when considering whether or not he would stand for a fourth term, the Constitution did not appear to matter.’
  • 51) ‘Notably, delinquencies rose in all four regions during the fourth quarter.’
  • 52) ‘You have the third ring, the fourth ring and the fifth ring.’
  • 53) ‘Medical errors in the NHS now constitute the fourth largest cause of death in Britain.’
  • 54) ‘And my goal in life is really to set up a third center, a fourth center, a fifth center in areas just like this.’
  • 55) ‘He recorded his fourth save in four chances last week against the Indians.’
  • 56) ‘This is my fourth match in four days - footballers start whingeing about being tired if they're involved in more than one a week.’
  • 57) ‘Three of the other churches are dedicated to St. Gregory, who brought Christianity to Armenia at the beginning of the fourth century.’
  • 58) ‘This was his sixth championship match and he failed by only two runs to record his fourth century.’
  • 59) ‘They will then be preparing for the playoffs where their fourth place league finish will ensure a home draw in the first round.’
  • 60) ‘Nevertheless, the warriors got back on their feet and raced to a fourth place team finish in the 5km classic event.’
  • 61) ‘It used to feature teams that finished between second and fourth place in most nations and was a top-notch competition.’
  • 62) ‘The club finished in fourth place in this National Clubs competition - one place higher than last year.’
  • 63) ‘On the men's side of things, the Warriors ran well in the 6 km race and finished in fourth place overall as a team.’
  • 64) ‘She finished fourth overall in the race and led the Horwich ladies 35-44s trio to team gold.’
  • 65) ‘His first day's events finished with a fourth place in the 60m hurdles in 9.2s.’
  • 66) ‘Wits were consistent, finishing fourth overall in both classes.’
  • 67) ‘While Punjab was able to salvage a bronze in the men's section, the women faded away with a fourth place finish.’
  • 68) ‘The team improved and Liverpool were back up to fourth finishing with 67 points.’
  • 69) ‘St John's College remain fourth despite being the only team unbeaten in the first division.’
  • 70) ‘It was the school's first B.C. title since 1984, when the college's cagers finished fourth at the Canadians.’
  • 71) ‘UW Alumni Team Ruckus placed fourth in the universities and colleges division finals.’
  • 72) ‘This same stress item was ranked fourth by university department chairs.’
  • 73) ‘Queens, traditional giants of college running, also ran well for fourth, while a battle for fifth place resulted in a tie for Magdalen and Merton.’
  • 74) ‘Castle Combe beat Blunsdon, which came second, Ashton Keynes, which came third and Lea which came fourth.’
  • 75) ‘Menlo College, who was ranked fourth in the division, captured the championship for the first time ever.’
  • 76) ‘The school has a rich history of producing members of Britain's judo team another old schoolboy finished fourth at this year's Olympics in Athens.’
  • 77) ‘It's understood he entered what should have been a fourth - gear corner flat-out in sixth.’
  • 78) ‘At the other end of the scale, it will potter around town all day in fourth with the tacho needle barely hovering above 1,000 rpm.’
  • 79) ‘Silverstone's high-speed third and fourth gear corners stress the engine in a slightly unusual way.’
  • 80) ‘These figures are achieved high in the rev range, and with a fairly relaxed fifth gear a quick shift back to fourth is needed for quick overtaking.’
  • 81) ‘Fifth gear, fourth, third - a good car will make it with a little to spare.’
  • 82) ‘Then fourth, then fifth and finally sixth gear and you're still pulling like a train.’
  • 83) ‘There also is a perceptible delay when downshifting from fourth to third.’
  • 84) ‘But who even gets into fourth while driving in towns, which is the terrain this car is designed for?’
  • 85) ‘This thing's got so much torque I think I might be in fourth!’
  • 86) ‘I didn't think they made gearboxes this bad any more - the gate is far too tight so that I was forever slotting from first to fourth.’
  • 87) ‘In third or fourth, torque is plentiful, yet the ride is smooth and serene.’
  • 88) ‘Outside built up areas, the car can be driven on just two gears, fourth and fifth, so flexible is the engine.’
  • 89) ‘If they're long enough to hit the limiter in third then that slick shifting close ratio box will enable you to get into fourth without the engine dropping out of the VTEC zone.’
  • 90) ‘I think I was in fourth or fifth form at St. George's College when they became popular out here.’
  • 91) ‘It's a lovely place for a holiday, and the girls in the fourth form are such a lively bunch this year.’
  • 92) ‘I suspect that she dropped science in the fourth form, like me.’
  • 93) ‘I recall being intimidated by him as a third / fourth former and made to feel stupid.’
  • 94) ‘I am excited because my fourth formers are doing genetics and human reproduction!’
  • 95) ‘And fourth, the frightening violence of revolution is also ridiculed as a feminine loss of self-control.’
  • 96) ‘And fourth, you have to have an audience that has an appetite for what you are trying to do.’
  • 97) ‘It focuses on the key variables offered by the traditional model as components of household financial distress: first, high levels of household indebtedness; second, unemployment and downsizing; third, divorce; and fourth, health problems, health care costs, and lack of health insurance.’
  • 98) ‘fourth, the document is often unavailable when decisions need to be made.’
  • 99) ‘Both the melody and harmony share the same pentatonic scalar basis, and the intervals of perfect fourths and major seconds derived from the pentatonic scale are frequently used both linearly and vertically in all eight variations.’
  • 100) ‘Practicing fourths and consecutive sevenths challenges the ear in ways that sixths and thirds don't, in addition to enhancing hand stability.’
  • 101) ‘At the very end of the piece, in a very contemporary strategy, the perfect fourth yields to a tritone, C-#, thereby obscuring an unambiguous closure in an enriched tonality of D major.’
  • 102) ‘The second and fourth movements were electric, sweeping in broad brush strokes across the keyboard, whilst the fifth is a pointed march based on bell-like open intervals, fourths and fifths, building up to a climax.’
  • 103) ‘Musically, he used three or four short notes followed by upward-reaching intervals, usually minor thirds or fourths.’
  • 104) ‘The crisp phrases of the robust seventeen-bar ground, with its harmonically stable fourths and fifths and harmonious consort of bass and triadic chords, clearly assert the traditional lineaments of the form.’
  • 105) ‘The noble falling fourths, echoed by the piano, re-establish the tonic key unambiguously.’
  • 106) ‘Also, descending fourths appear in the accompaniment of the melody more than once.’
  • 107) ‘Most of us are so used to the full-voiced chords, it is actually tricky to play the thirds and fourths in the right hand and single notes in the left.’
  • 108) ‘While one can find superficial resemblances of idiom, in particular a fondness for fourths, and a seriousness of attitude, the music doesn't really come across as derivative - that is, without a reason of its own for being.’
  • 109) ‘You've seen some very impressive growth figures in the fourth quarter last year.’
  • 110) ‘They had barely gotten three fourths around the first quarter and she looked exhausted.’
  • 111) ‘The game continued and when it came to the fourth quarter everyone felt that Emily actually had a chance at winning the game.’
  • 112) ‘In the fourth quarter they were only behind by a point and bolstered by their fans, they played their hearts out.’
  • 113) ‘By the fourth quarter the game grows a personality and everybody starts to play defense.’
  • 114) ‘The responses are also ‘engineering heavy,’ with nearly three fourths of participants either working as engineers or as engineering managers.’
  • 115) ‘Over the course of 18 months, nearly three fourths of patients stopped taking their medicines due to lack of effectiveness or intolerable side effects.’
  • 116) ‘For instance, nearly three fourths of the attendees at event 2 had used drugs before entry as contrasted to a fourth of the attendees at event 4.’
  • 117) ‘Nearly three fourths of women incarcerated in federal prisons in 1998 were charged with drug offenses.’
  • 118) ‘Nearly three fourths of the American paint market is shared by the 10 largest paint companies.’
  • 119) ‘Statistics from the US Department of Education indicate that nearly three fourths of all independent students with annual incomes under $20,000 left college in debt.’
  • 120) ‘The cash infusion was responsible for nearly a fourth of the French jobs related to foreign investment.’
  • 121) ‘He tore the pages in halves, then fourths, then eighths.’
  • 122) ‘Then, to my surprise, he tore the photograph in half, then fourths, then eighths and threw it in the garbage basket beside his bed.’
  • 123) ‘About 467,000 live births annually occur before term in the United States, and preterm births are responsible for three fourths of neonatal mortality and one half of long-term neurologic impairment in children.’
  • 124) ‘Most were board certified: more than three fourths in anatomic pathology, almost three fourths in forensic pathology, and half in clinical pathology.’
  • 125) ‘In Europe, three fourths of adult respondents to a recent survey said they learn about STDs from TV, books, or magazines, while in the United States only one fourth said they receive this information from the media.’
  • 126) ‘Nice observation Luke, although three fourths of us here already knew that.’
  • 127) ‘Epidemiologic data reveal that approximately one fourth of persons with tinnitus are discomforted by it, whereas the remaining three fourths experience the condition without significant symptoms.’
  • 128) ‘In 1945, one half of total agricultural production went to satisfy domestic demand; ten years later it was three fourths and Argentina's share of the international market suffered disastrously.’

Examples

  • 1) That way she could make her points and there could be no verbal sparring back and forth.
  • 2) Running back and forth was one of his.
  • 3) I talked to myself and rocked back and forth to stay warm.
  • 4) I am in a dark room, rocking back and forth.
  • 5) Go forth and shimmy.
  • 6) When he is not holding forth on the finer points of politics or theatre, he is prone to flights of huge, silly fancy.
  • 7) For me to be going back and forth would not have been conducive to being a performer.
  • 8) We know not what each morning will bring forth.
  • 9) Now go forth and get that pay rise.
  • 10) With that ticket you can go back and forth as many times as you like.
  • 11) Scholars have put forth at least eight possible explanations.
  • 12) Come forth from behind your cotton bags!
  • 13) Many were lifted and toasts were shouted back and forth across the hall.
  • 14) Is nurturing and bringing forth life just another financial transaction?
  • 15) He was just going back and forth.
  • 16) We were sending messages back and forth about three times a week.
  • 17) It puts forth the claim for a procedure rather than for a specific result.
  • 18) He paced quickly back and forth across the carpets in front of the fireplace.
  • 19) They cut back and forth in time and perspective.
  • 20) Against the bed the tree puts forth its buds.
  • 21) Thousands of miles of steel wire run back and forth across the river so the bridge was spun like a web.
  • 22) Instead he likes to hold forth.
  • 23) Both clubs shoved figures back and forth but we opted to hold on to Andre.
  • 24) Hence my willingness to hold forth about Real.
  • 25) We were going back and forth on money, unable to agree.
  • 26) Over the years, dozens more have come forth to endorse her.
  • 27) This book is also driven by the rhythm of the seasons, but it leaps back and forth across the years.
  • 28) "As the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it (_the earth_) bring forth and bud (_not first bud, bear seed, and then bring forth_), that it (_the earth_) may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater (_man being the only sower of seed and eater of bread_): so shall my Word be (_the Word of
  • 29) So when this came along, I put her name forth immediately.
  • 30) There is, then, a body symbolism, an idiom of individual appearances and gestures that tends to call forth in the actor what it calls forth in the others, the others drawn from those, and only those, who are immediately present.1
  • 31) We are old enough to remember its first appearance; the eager curiosity and keen discussion which it awakened; the criticism which it called forth; and, above all, the animated delight with which it was received by all who were young or not critical.
  • 32) What music can give is the emotional mood which it calls forth, and which may be common to many objects very different in their external character.
  • 33) If nursing practice is viewed as the implementation of scientific facts and what they call forth in the nursing situation related to man's condition of existence, is a heuristic science of nursing developed from this situation, by nurses, an appropriate practical professional aim?
  • 34) Phrases are often repeated in the ballads, just as in the talk of the common man, for the sake of emphasis, but there is neither complexity of plot or characterization nor attempt at decorative literary adornment -- the story and the emotion which it calls forth are all in all.
  • 35) Yet—such was the peculiar character of the man, and such the intensity of the feelings which he called forth—at this very moment, at the height of his popularity, he was distrusted and loathed; already an unparalleled animosity was gathering its forces against him.
  • 36) This, notwithstanding the dash of falsehood which may exist in “Werter” itself, and the boundless delirium of extravagance which it called forth in others, is a high praise which cannot justly be denied it.
  • 37) The nerve vibrations are there, certainly, but they get no further than the nerves, because the corresponding vibrations of the spirit which they call forth are too weak.
  • 38) ‘And finally, we sallied forth into the centre of Nottingham in all our finery.’
  • 39) ‘Sally paced back and forth, trying to absorb all of the new sights and smells at once.’
  • 40) ‘At the war's end Britain had secured a global network of naval bases from which it could sally forth to crush any opposition.’
  • 41) ‘The friendly banter that shot back and forth between the team had quickly drawn him in.’
  • 42) ‘The sight of all that paper spewing forth from the printer almost caused it to spontaneously combust.’
  • 43) ‘Despite all of Britain's efforts, each new generation has brought forth a fresh set of volunteers.’
  • 44) ‘Some of the case presentations bring forth vividly the problems of good patient management.’
  • 45) ‘Increased popularity and action brought forth legislation that could force change.’
  • 46) ‘He champions free speech but if opposing views are brought forth, he interrupts and heckles.’
  • 47) ‘The government is ready to take any challenge the outlaws have thrown forth.’
  • 48) ‘But essentially, I ceased to regard lying as a viable option from that day forth.’
  • 49) ‘ From that day forth, I would never be that same child.’
  • 50) ‘I left home in the summer of 1986 and from that day forth I was a visitor to the place I had called home all my life.’
  • 51) ‘I first met him at Junior day and I liked him from that day forth.’
  • 52) ‘From this moment forth I wish to be addressed in a manner fitting of my station.’
  • 53) ‘All my energy from this point forth shall be given to what is positive, to what I truly desire.’
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