for to meaning

  "for to" in a sentence
(archaic or dialect)
1. In order to
2. To

[American slang]
prep. phr., dialect So that you can; to. Simple Simon went a-fishing for to catch a whale.
Synonym: IN ORDER TO.


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  1. for to say the truth, clyde had a soul that was not destined to grow up.
  2. elizabeth was forced to give into a little falsehood here, for to acknowledge the substance of their conversation was impossible.
  3. for to set his little darling free but potato said
  4. for to me life is christ and death is profit
  5. "for to everyone who has, more will be given

Related Words

  1. for the sake of meaning
  2. for the sake of so or sth meaning
  3. for the taking meaning
  4. for the time being meaning
  5. for the worse meaning
  6. for toffee meaning
  7. for vain meaning
  8. for values of meaning
  9. for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the man was lost. meaning
  10. for what it is worth meaning
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