Definitions for forward

Definitions for (noun) forward

Main entry: forward

Definition: a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team

Main entry: forward

Definition: the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey

Definitions for (verb) forward

Main entry: send on, forward

Definition: send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit

Usage: forward my mail

Definitions for (adj) forward

Main entry: forward

Definition: at or near or directed toward the front

Usage: the forward section of the aircraft; a forward plunge down the stairs; forward motion

Main entry: forward

Definition: of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle

Usage: in a forward gear

Main entry: forward

Definition: used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty

Usage: a forward child badly in need of discipline

Main entry: forward, forward-moving, advancing

Definition: moving forward

Definitions for (adv) forward

Main entry: ahead, forrader, forward, forwards, onward, onwards

Definition: in a forward direction

Usage: go ahead; the train moved ahead slowly; the boat lurched ahead; moved onward into the forest; they went slowly forward in the mud

Main entry: frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrard, forward, forwards

Definition: at or to or toward the front

Usage: he faced forward; step forward; she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine; (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations)

Main entry: ahead, forward

Definition: toward the future; forward in time

Usage: I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring; I look forward to seeing you

Main entry: forth, forward, onward

Definition: forward in time or order or degree

Usage: from that time forth; from the sixth century onward

Main entry: fore, forward

Definition: near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane

Usage: the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments

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