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.
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.
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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