Meaning of forward

Definition of forward

(adj) at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"
used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"
of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear"
(adv) 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)
forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"
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"
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"
near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"
(noun) 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
(verb) send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail"

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