and so forth


and so forth
and so forth & and so on
with additional related or similar things mentioned (but not specified). •

She told me everything about her kids and so forth.

I heard about problems at work and so forth.

He told me about all his health problems, including his arthritis and so on.

I need some help getting ready for dinner, setting the table, and so on.

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or[and so on] And more of the same kind; and further amounts or things like the ones already mentioned. * /The costumes were red, pink, blue, purple, yellow, and so forth./ Compare: WHAT HAVE YOU.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • and so forth — or[and so on] And more of the same kind; and further amounts or things like the ones already mentioned. * /The costumes were red, pink, blue, purple, yellow, and so forth./ Compare: WHAT HAVE YOU …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • and so forth — phrasal 1. and others or more of the same or similar kind 2. further in the same or similar manner 3. and the rest 4. and other things …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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