forward

Meanings

Adjective

  • Situated toward or at the front of something.
  • Acting in or pertaining to the direction in which someone or something is facing.
  • Acting in or pertaining to the direction of travel or movement.
  • Moving in the desired direction of progress.
  • Having the usual order or sequence.
  • Expected or scheduled to take place in the future.
  • Advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for the season; precocious.
  • Without customary restraint or modesty; bold, cheeky, pert, presumptuous or pushy.
  • Ready; prompt; ardently inclined; in a bad sense, eager or hasty.

Adverb

  • At, near or towards the front of something.
  • In the direction in which someone or something is facing.
  • In the desired or usual direction of movement or progress, physically or figuratively; onwards.
  • So that front and back are in the usual orientation.
  • In the usual order or sequence.
  • Into the future.
  • To an earlier point in time. See also bring forward.

Verb

  • To advance, promote.
  • To send (a letter, email etc.) on to a third party.
  • To assemble (a book) by sewing sections, attaching cover boards, and so on.

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