forward forward  /ˈfɔr wərd/


  1. (n) the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
  2. (n) a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team
  3. (v) send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit
  4. (adj) at or near or directed toward the front
  5. (adj) used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty
  6. (adj) of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle
  7. (adj) moving forward
  8. (adv) at or to or toward the front
  9. (adv) forward in time or order or degree
  10. (adv) toward the future; forward in time
  11. (adv) in a forward direction
  12. (adv) near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane


Derived Word(s)


  1. Volunteers are stepping forward as never before.
  2. Einstein proved we can travel forward by moving near light speed.


  1. Damascus forward Kelli Prange commits to George Washington

    After choosing the Colonials, forward Kelli Prange vows to
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. Forward Pollard leaves Alabama amid kidnap case

    Forward Pollard leaves Alabama amid kidnap case
    on June 26, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

  3. Forward Jones emerges as 5-star 2015 prospect

    Forward Jones emerges as 5-star 2015 prospect
    on June 24, 2013     Source: CBS Sports


  1. "But it didn't work. They passed the ball very well, they made us work very hard in the defence. When we finally won the ball, we were too tired to move quickly forward. They have been playing together for several years, they are very cohesive,...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Miroslav Klose Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "With this chapter closing I'm looking forward to the future and what my next chapter will bring, but for now it's time to hang up my nightly suspenders," he said, referring to his trademark attire.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Larry King Source: AFP

  3. "Today's announcement is another important step as we integrate out global operations and move forward with Merck's strategic priorities," Chief Executive Officer Richard Clark said. "These changes are crucial to drive future growth."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Richard Clark Source: The Star-Ledger -

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