forward

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[for·ward]

Forward is the direction ahead of you, or toward the front of something. It can also be a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team.

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An agreement; a covenant; a promise.

Noun
a position on a basketball team

Noun
the person who plays the position of forward on a basketball team

Verb
send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail"

Adjective S.
moving toward a position ahead; "forward motion"; "the onward course of events"

Adjective S.
situated in the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"

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Adjective
at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"

Adjective
of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear"

Adjective
used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"

Adjective S.
situated at or toward the front; "the fore cabins"; "the forward part of the ship"

Adjective S.
moving forward

Adverb
in a forward direction; "go ahead"; "the train moved ahead slowly"; "the boat lurched ahead"; "moved onward into the forest"; "they went slowly forward in the mud"

Adverb
at or to or toward the front; "he faced forward"; "step forward"; "she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine"; (`forrad'' and `forrard'' are dialectal variations)

Adverb
toward the future; forward in time; "I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring"; "I look forward to seeing you"

Adverb
forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"

Adverb
near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"


n.
An agreement; a covenant; a promise.

adv.
Alt. of Forwards

a.
Near, or at the fore part; in advance of something else; as, the forward gun in a ship, or the forward ship in a fleet.

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Ready; prompt; strongly inclined; in an ill sense, overready; to hasty.

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Ardent; eager; earnest; in an ill sense, less reserved or modest than is proper; bold; confident; as, the boy is too forward for his years.

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Advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for season; as, the grass is forward, or forward for the season; we have a forward spring.

v. t.
To help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a plant; to forward one in improvement.

v. t.
To send forward; to send toward the place of destination; to transmit; as, to forward a letter.


Forward

For"ward , n. [OE., fr. AS. foreweard; fore before + weard a ward. See Ward, n.] An agreement; a covenant; a promise. [Obs.]
Tell us a tale anon, as forward is.

Forward

For"ward, a. 1. Near, or at the fore part; in advance of something else; as, the forward gun in a ship, or the forward ship in a fleet. 2. Ready; prompt; strongly inclined; in an ill sense, overready; to hasty.
Only they would that we should remember the poor; the same which I also was forward to do.
Nor do we find him forward to be sounded.
3. Ardent; eager; earnest; in an ill sense, less reserved or modest than is proper; bold; confident; as, the boy is too forward for his years.
I have known men disagreeably forward from their shyness.
4. Advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for season; as, the grass is forward, or forward for the season; we have a forward spring.
The most forward bud Is eaten by the canker ere it blow.

Forward

For"ward , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Forwarded; p.pr. & vb.n. Forwarding.] 1. To help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a plant; to forward one in improvement. 2. To send forward; to send toward the place of destination; to transmit; as, to forward a letter.

An agreement; a covenant; a promise.

Near, or at the fore part; in advance of something else; as, the forward gun in a ship, or the forward ship in a fleet.

To help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a plant; to forward one in improvement.

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Usage Examples

All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.

Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.

A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.

A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.

As a single-payer advocate, I believe that at the end of the day, if a state goes forward and passed an effective single-payer program, it will demonstrate that you can provide quality health care to every man, woman and child in a more cost-effective way.

A strange thing is memory, and hope one looks backward, and the other forward one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.

And my only rule being if when I wake in the morning I'm looking forward to the things that I have to do that day, then I'm on the right track.

A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.

'Glee' is one of the very few mainstream outlets that is giving a voice to communities of people that don't necessarily have a loud voice, specifically the gay community. It gives a really positive and forward statement.

And I think if you look at any relationship, for the relationship to be productive and to move forward and to grow, sometimes things have to be said that one person or the other person is not going to like to hear.

Acting is a sense of wonder and magic and mystery for me and when life takes me on a new journey, I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital put on my face and I move forward.

America is moving forward and gaining strength. We have been tested, and we have proven ourselves to be a tough, resilient and resourceful nation.

And, obviously as a, as one who likes to travel around myself a lot, I think the Earth is a beautiful place. And, I'm looking forward to some new perspectives.

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