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conj. this little word is important in law, particularly when compared to or. Most commonly it determines if one or both owners have to sign documents. Example: when an automobile registration reads that the title is for Barney and Sarah Oldfield, then both must sign off upon sale, but if it says "or" then only one will have to sign; if Barney dies then the title is automatically in Sarah if it reads "or," but not if "and."

References in classic literature ?
Thy fulness looketh forth over raging seas, and seeketh and waiteth: the longing of over-fulness looketh forth from the smiling heaven of thine eyes!
The white hunters were deterred from venturing forth in quest of game, neither did the leaders think it proper to expose them to such a risk.
Then the son from his ambush stretched forth his left hand and in his right took the great long sickle with jagged teeth, and swiftly lopped off his own father's members and cast them away to fall behind him.
My journey, as thou callest it, forth and back again, must needs be done 'twixt now and sunrise.
Two girls, on the bills as sisters, came forth and sang a duet that is heard occasionally at concerts given under church auspices.
Now, if there are any transgressions pardonable from drunkenness, they are certainly such as Mr Jones was at present guilty of; on which head I could pour forth a vast profusion of learning, if I imagined it would either entertain my reader, or teach him anything more than he knows already.
Then he flashed forth his bright sword and leaped upon Will Stutely, thinking he would take him unaware; but Stutely had his own sword tightly held in his hand, beneath his robe, so he drew it forth before the constable came upon him.
The slender expressive fingers, forever active, for- ever striving to conceal themselves in his pockets or behind his back, came forth and became the piston rods of his machinery of expression.
And they took Arthur anon and bare him quickly And softly him adown laid and to glide forth gan they.
So pondering, and from his armed Peers Forth stepping opposite, half way he met His daring foe, at this prevention more Incens't, and thus securely him defi'd.
Forth is our trouble; ye ken the saying, 'Forth bridles the wild Hielandman.
he gasped forth, giving back a blow almost while he was yet staggering.