Meaning of FORWARD in English
■ adverb (also ~s )
1》 in the direction that one is facing or travelling.
↘in or near the front of a ship or aircraft.
2》 onward so as to make progress.
3》 in the normal order or sequence.
4》 ahead in time.
1》 towards the direction that one is facing or travelling.
↘situated in or near the front of a ship or aircraft.
2》 relating to the future.
↘progressing towards a successful result.
3》 bold or overfamiliar in manner.
4》 further advanced than expected or required.
1》 an attacking player in football, hockey, or other sports.
2》 ( ~s ) agreements to trade specified assets at a specified price at a certain future date. Compare with future (in sense 4).
1》 send (a letter) on to a further destination.
2》 help to advance.
OE forweard , var. of forthweard (see forth , -ward ).
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004