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  Words related to forward

Related / Similar Words: send on, onward, advancing, forward-moving, ahead, onwards, forwards, forrader, frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrard, forth, fore

 

Definition:
  • a position on a basketball team;
  • the person who plays the position of forward on a basketball team;
  • send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail";
  • moving toward a position ahead; "forward motion"; "the onward course of events";
  • situated in the front; "the forward section of the aircraft";
  • at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion";
  • of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear";
  • used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline";
  • situated at or toward the front; "the fore cabins"; "the forward part of the ship";
  • moving forward;
  • 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";
  • 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);
  • 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";
  • forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward";
  • near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments";

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    See Also: fore(a), progressive, bold

     

    Hyponyms: Erving, Julius Erving, Julius Winfield Erving, Dr. J

     

    Member Meronyms: basketball team, five

     

    Derivational Morphology: forwarding

     

    Anagrams: froward

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: aanstuur and voor and vorentoe   Bosnian: naprijed and prednji and prenijeti  
    Esperanto: antaŭa   Finnish: eteenpäin and etu- and välittää  
    French: en avant   German: nach vorne and nachsenden and vorder  
    Hindi: अगला and अग्रसरित करना and आगे   Italian: inoltrare  
    Japanese: 送る and and 前に   Norwegian: framover and fremre  
    Portuguese: avançar   Romanian: înainte  
    Russian: вперёд and передний and пересылать   Swedish: framåt and främre and vidarebefodra  
    Vietnamese: gửi and trên and đầu  
     
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