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  • EN [ ˈfɔːwəd]
  • US [ ˈfɔːrwərd]

English definition


  • 1. the person who plays the position of forward on a basketball team

  • 2. a position on a basketball team


  • 1. send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit;

    • "forward my mail"


  • 1. at or near or directed toward the front;

    • "the forward section of the aircraft"
    • "a forward plunge down the stairs"
    • "forward motion"
  • 2. moving toward a position ahead;

    • "forward motion"
    • "the onward course of events"
  • 3. used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty;

    • "a forward child badly in need of discipline"
  • 4. of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle;

    • "in a forward gear"
  • 5. moving forward

  • 6. situated at or toward the front;

    • "the fore cabins"
    • "the forward part of the ship"
  • 7. situated in the front;

    • "the forward section of the aircraft"


  • 1. 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)
  • 2. forward in time or order or degree;

    • "from that time forth"
    • "from the sixth century onward"
  • 3. 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"
  • 4. 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"
  • 5. near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane;

    • "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"

Example sentences

  • I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

  • The child at the back craned forward to see what was happening.

  • As he retreats , I march forward.

  • Take one pace forward.

  • No doubt he'd been looking forward to the wedding ever since it was announced, as an invaluable chance to cut a figure and do some good public relations work.

  • Let anyone who has guts step forward!

  • The centre forward headed the ball into goal.

  • He wants to push himself forward and be different from the others.

  • Just go straight forward and you'll find the post office.

  • I took another drink of brandy and moved forward.

  • I'm looking forward to paying a call to you next week.

  • The command post was set up in a forward position.

  • We look forward to your reture on an early day.

  • Why is it that you've come out against the proposal he put forward?

  • I'll have your suitcases sent forward to the hotel.

  • I won't go there again from this time forward.

  • The attack had been put forward an hour.

  • By making the bold promise, he had burnt his bridges , for now he had no option but to go forward with the project.

  • Our technical revolution is blazing its way forward through all the difficulties and advancing victoriously.

  • Lured by the lust of gold, the pioneers pushed forward.

  • They thrust themselves forward.

  • The soldiers pushed their advance forward in spite of heavy enemy gunfire.

  • He is very forward for his age.

  • He cracked his whip and the horse leapt forward.

  • The car passed over the body twice, once backward and then forward.

  • He has put forward new peace proposals.

  • Sarah came forward with a tight and angry face.

  • Thirty seconds later she reappeared and beckoned them forward.

  • Archaic practices such as these are usually put forward by people of limited outlook.

  • With a cry, she rushed forward.


  • lean forward in the saddle

    • I'm leaning forward in the saddle for him to write me a good cheerful letter.

Synonym discrimination

  • send, deliver, dispatch, forward, ship, transmit


Meaning of forward

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