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Related to put forth: give rise, defer to, put forward, interfere with

put (something) forth

to exert effort. You are going to have to put more effort forth if you want to succeed. You need to put forth. You are not carrying your load.
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put (something) forth

to exert effort. You are going to have to put more effort forth if you want to succeed. You need to put forth. You are not carrying your load.
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put forth

to do what is necessary to achieve something The effort put forth by every employee of the town and every rescue worker was remarkable.
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put forth something

also put something forth
to offer something for consideration We can put forth some guidelines for what you should write about in your essay. We tried to put something forth that's really sincere.
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put forth

1. Grow, as in This bush puts forth new shoots each spring. [First half of 1500s]
2. Bring to bear, exert, as in We'll have to put forth a great deal more effort. [c. 1400]
3. Also, set forth. Offer for consideration, as in She put forth at least three new ideas. [Mid-1300s]
4. Bring to notice, publish, as in The appendix puts forth a fresh analysis of events. [Mid-1500s]
5. See set forth.
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put forth

v.
1. To propose something; offer something for consideration: Who first put forth the idea that the Earth is round rather than flat? At the hearing, the lawyer put it forth that the witnesses were all lying.
2. To exert something: I wish you would put forth more effort at school.
3. To grow some new part, such as leaves, roots, or shoots. Used of plants: The bulb will put forth a shoot if you water it every day.
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I have heard about the conditions put forth by the Maoists.
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It is my understanding that in recent meetings of OECTA, a resolution was put forth to support "same-sex marriages.
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