Meaning of FORWARD in English

n. 25B6; adverb

the traffic moved forward : AHEAD, forwards, onwards, onward, on, further.

the winner stepped forward : TOWARDS THE FRONT, out, forth, into view.

from that day forward : ONWARD, onwards, on, forth; for ever, into eternity; until now.


25B6; adjective

in a forward direction : MOVING FORWARDS, moving ahead, onward, advancing, progressing, progressive.

the fortress served as the Austrian army's forward base against the Russians : FRONT, advance, foremost, head, leading, frontal.

forward planning : FUTURE, forward-looking, for the future, prospective.

the girls seemed very forward : BOLD, BRAZEN, brazen-faced, barefaced, brash, shameless, immodest, audacious, daring, presumptuous, familiar, overfamiliar, pert; informal brass-necked, fresh.

backward, rear, shy, late.

25B6; verb

my mother forwarded me your letter : SEND ON, post on, redirect, readdress, pass on.

the goods were forwarded by sea : SEND, dispatch, transmit, carry, convey, deliver, ship.

Sir William forwarded his plan : ADVANCE, further, promote, assist, carry forward, hasten, hurry along, expedite, accelerate, speed up.

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