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lead forth

1. formal, old-fashioned To proceed in front of someone or a group as a guide or leader. As he was the only one with any training for such conditions, Tom was chosen to lead forth. Jenny led forth into the dark swamp, with the others following nervously behind.
2. formal, old-fashioned To guide, direct, or lead someone or a group. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "lead" and "forth." The commander of the army led forth the political prisoners into the town square for their public execution. The soldiers in her squadron trusted her to lead them forth into any battle.
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lead someone or something forth

to bring or usher someone or something forward. The captain led the soldiers forth to the parade ground. They led forth the army into battle.
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lead forth

[for someone] to go on ahead; to precede someone. You lead forth, and I will follow. Wallace led forth, but no one came after him.
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Little Rawdon stood with his face against the parlour window-panes, smiling and nodding with all his might to his aunt in the carriage within; and presently Sir Pitt issued forth from the house again, leading forth a lady with grand feathers, covered in a white shawl, and holding up daintily a train of magnificent brocade.
With over 17 years of experience, his operational skills and vision have been ideal for leading forth the hotel's transition into one of the most preferred hotels in Delhi NCR.
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