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1. at or to or toward the front;
- Example: "he faced forward"
- Example: "step forward"
- Example: "she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine" (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations);
[syn: forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrard]
2. in a forward direction;
- Example: "go ahead"
- Example: "the train moved ahead slowly"
- Example: "the boat lurched ahead"
- Example: "moved onward into the forest"
- Example: "they went slowly forward in the mud"
[syn: ahead, onward, onwards, forward, forwards, forrader]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Forward \For"ward\, Forwards \For"wards\, adv. [AS. forweard, foreweard; for, fore + -weardes; akin to G. vorw[aum]rts. The s is properly a genitive ending. See For, Fore, and -ward, -wards.] Toward a part or place before or in front; onward; in advance; progressively; -- opposed to backward. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Forwards \For"wards\, adv. Same as Forward. [1913 Webster]