Search Result for "onward":
1. forward in time or order or degree;
- Example: "from that time forth"
- Example: "from the sixth century onward"
[syn: forth, forward, onward]
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:
Onward \On"ward\, adv. Toward a point before or in front; forward; progressively; as, to move onward. [1913 Webster] Not one looks backward, onward still he goes. --Pope. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Onward \On"ward\, a. 1. Moving in a forward direction; tending toward a contemplated or desirable end; forward; as, an onward course, progress, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Advanced in a forward direction or toward an end. [1913 Webster] Within a while, Philoxenus came to see how onward the fruits were of his friend's labor. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]U.S. Gazetteer (1990):
Onward, IN (town, FIPS 56664) Location: 40.69397 N, 86.19539 W Population (1990): 63 (29 housing units) Area: 0.2 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "onward": advancing, ahead, alee, along, en route to, facing, for, forth, forward, forward-looking, forwards, frontward, frontwards, go-ahead, headward, headwards, moving, on, oncoming, ongoing, onwards, proceeding, progressing, progressive, vanward