Definition of Forward in English :
Define Forward in English
Forward meaning in English
Meaning of Forward in English
Pronunciation of Forward in English
Forward pronunciation in English
Pronounce Forward in Englishsee synonyms of forward
the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team
3. forward, send on
send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit
Example Sentences:'forward my mail'
at or near or directed toward the front
Example Sentences:'the forward section of the aircraft''a forward plunge down the stairs''forward motion'
used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty
Example Sentences:'a forward child badly in need of discipline'
of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle
Example Sentences:'in a forward gear'
at or to or toward the front
Example Sentences:'he faced forward''step forward''she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine'
forward in time or order or degree
Example Sentences:'from that time forth''from the sixth century onward'
10. ahead, forward
toward the future; forward in time
Example Sentences:'I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring''I look forward to seeing you'
in a forward direction
Example Sentences:'go ahead''the train moved ahead slowly''the boat lurched ahead''moved onward into the forest''they went slowly forward in the mud'
12. fore, forward
near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane
Example Sentences:'the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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