give forth

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give forth (third-person singular simple present gives forth, present participle giving forth, simple past gave forth, past participle given forth)

  1. (transitive) To emit or release something.
    The chimney gave forth a cloud of grey smoke.
  2. (transitive) To emanate.
    The roses give forth a very heady scent at this time of the year.
  3. (transitive) To utter or publish.
    • 1886, Friends Intelligencer (volume 43, page 726)
      It is John alone who records the interview between Jesus and the woman of Samaria, in which he gave forth that memorable testimony concerning worship.