Definitions of forward:
  • noun:   a position on a basketball team
  • noun:   the person who plays the position of forward on a basketball team
  • verb:   send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit
    Example: "Forward my mail"
  • adjective:   moving toward a position ahead
    Example: "Forward motion"
  • adjective:   situated in the front
    Example: "The forward section of the aircraft"
  • adjective:   at or near or directed toward the front
    Example: "The forward section of the aircraft"
  • adjective:   of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle
    Example: "In a forward gear"
  • adjective:   used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty
    Example: "A forward child badly in need of discipline"
  • adjective:   situated at or toward the front
    Example: "The forward part of the ship"
  • adjective:   moving forward
  • adverb:   at or to or toward the front
    Example: "He faced forward"
  • adverb:   toward the future; forward in time
    Example: "I look forward to seeing you"
  • adverb:   forward in time or order or degree
  • adverb:   near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane
    Example: "The captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"
  • adverb:   in a forward direction
    Example: "They went slowly forward in the mud"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #16944)

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