To put forth

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To put forth To shoot, bud, or germinate
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Quotations

  • Henry J. Kaiser
    Henry J. Kaiser
    “Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition -- in having put forth the best within you”

Usage

In literature:

Dig not up the young root which is about to put forth shoots.
"The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians" by E. A. Wallis Budge
But such proceedings call forth the spectre of bankruptcy, which puts an end to credit.
"Essays on Political Economy" by Frederic Bastiat
Disappointedly he crept back, and at the other end put his hand cautiously forth to grasp his crutch.
"Then Marched the Brave" by Harriet T. Comstock
With regard to "pecuniary expenditures" required in military defence, many absurd as well as false statements have been put forth.
"Elements of Military Art and Science" by Henry Wager Halleck
He put on his new clothes and went forth to spend his dollar.
"Our Boys" by Various
Had put forth the best effort that was in him to induce Chloe Elliston to marry him.
"The Gun-Brand" by James B. Hendryx
So from that day forth they took counsel that they might put him to death.
"His Life" by William E. Barton, Theodore G. Soares, Sydney Strong
The roots may also be allowed to put forth leaves in the dark to furnish blanched material.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
She could only wait, while putting forth every effort to gain the interest in herself she so coveted.
"Barbara's Heritage" by Deristhe L. Hoyt
She was obliged to put one foot cautiously forth to see if the earth ahead were firm enough to bear the weight of her body.
"Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid" by Amy D. V. Chalmers
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In poetry:

Awake him not—he dreams of bliss,
His little lips put forth to kiss;
His arms entwined in virgin grace,
Seem link'd in beautiful embrace.
"Love Asleep" by William Crafts
The cloud puts forth it deluge strength
When lightning cleaves its breast,
When the soul is stirred to its in most depth
Great ones unfold their best.
"The Song Of The Free" by Swami Vivekananda
"I will break their strength," he cried,
"Though they put forth all of their might,
For to me was given the yoke and the dream,
And the ox with no hair of white."
"The Ballad Of Downal Baun" by Padraic Colum
In early youth, blithe Spring's exulting day,
Each hour put forth new raptures to my view;
Each sunny morn on downy pinions flew,
And swift the jocund minutes danc'd away!
"Sonnet" by Mary Darby Robinson
'TIS surely strange, thou lovely flower,
That thou should'st choose so dark an hour
To put thy beauties forth,
Why not amid the noon-day blaze,
When many an eye might come to gaze,
And wait upon thy birth?
"The Night-Blowing Cerus" by Caroline Fry
Despairing cries float ceaselessly toward me,
The call of my nearest lover, putting forth, alarm'd, uncertain,
The Sea I am quickly to sail, come tell me,
Come tell me where I am speeding—tell me my destination.
"Yet, Yet, Ye Downcast Hours" by Walt Whitman

In news:

Until informed to the contrary by readers and/or other officials, I will continue to put this forth to cyberspace for the test of truth.
Two proposals have been put forth to increase salaries of city officials by 3 percent each year over four years, or 5 percent the first year and 3 percent for three years after.
Pistons' second-teamers put forth first-team effort in loss to Lakers.
The BCS Board of Education approved a 5-year financial forecast on Tuesday, October 23rd that puts forth an end to the deficit spending that has plagued the district for the past 4 years.
Over time we have a tendency to forget some of the great ideas put forth by our Alaska luminaries and others.
GOP needs to put forth better ideas.
But when the team responsible for putting together this year's Wolters Kluwer Technology Conference decided to have a virtual conference and stream content back and forth between 10 cities simultaneously, more than a few eyebrows were raised.
Baseball players aged 8-18 are encouraged to attend the upcoming hitting and pitching winter training put forth by the Crowder baseball coaching staff to be held Dec 9 at Crowder College.
Mayor Dan Rizzo this week has put forth Michael Hinojosa as his pick to replace her.
For decades the US Army Corps of Engineers and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources have been putting forth plans to expand Ma'alaea Harbor.
The incentives were put forth to help the city reduce payroll and provide some relief for the revenue shortfalls it faces.
The effort UCLA's football team has put forth the last four games has been due in part to a my-way-or-the-highway postgame speech by Coach Rick Neuheisel.
But the plan put forth by Councilman Carl DeMaio to pay for repairs has some holes of its own, critics say.
Will they, or won't they, put forth the extra effort to be precise at what they do in the air.
When the president put forth conditions on a bipartisan committee made up of an equal number of both Democrats and Republicans to work out a solution to our debt problem.
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In science:

In the past two years, two new approaches have been put forth to the hierarchy problem.
The Utility of Quantum Field Theory
A disorder induced phase transition was observed numerically in a random infinite anisotropy model, with exponents close to the RFIM ones , supporting general symmetry arguments that were put forth in favor of universality .
Critical Hysteresis from Random Anisotropy
The obtained decoherence is my strongest reason to put forth the idea that the classical and quantum phase space of a “flexible” Hamiltonian are identical.
Fluctuations and Long-Term Stability: from Coherence to Chaos
As put forth by the seminal convergence theory work of Liu, Wong and Kong (1995) and discussed more recently by Levine and Casella (2006), an optimal implementation of the random scan strategy may visit less often components with a marginal that is easier to understand or describe.
Comment: On Random Scan Gibbs Samplers
In all four areas considerable progress has occurred in the last few years and some interesting theoretical speculations have been put forth, which I would like to highlight here.
Theory Summary of the Electroweak Session for Moriond 2005
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