From Middle English forthcomen, from Old English forþcuman (“to come forth, proceed, arrive at, succeed, come to pass, come true, be born”), from Proto-Germanic *furþa- (“forth”), *kwemaną (“to come”), equivalent to forth- + come.
- To come forth.
From Middle English, from Old English forþcyme (“a forthcoming”), from Proto-Germanic *furþa- (“forth”), *kumiz (“coming”), equivalent to forth- + come. Cognate with German Fortkommen (“advancement”).
forthcome (plural forthcomes)