- a player stationed in advance of others on a team.
- Football. a lineman.
- Basketball. either of two players stationed in the forecourt.
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synonym study for forward
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How to use forward in a sentence
Moving forward, you can also use the competitor analysis data to create your campaigns.Five ways to use machine learning in digital marketing|Birbahadur Kathayat|February 12, 2021|Search Engine Watch
As world leaders step forward to take the Covid-19 jab in their countries, prime minister Modi will likely take the shot only in the second phase of India’s rollout.Why has Narendra Modi not taken the Covid-19 vaccine yet?|Manavi Kapur|February 12, 2021|Quartz
The communication and the fact that we’re all working together as a team — I interpret that as the trust that’s built here — will help us going forward.NFL begins an uncertain offseason, with questions about vaccines, the salary cap and more|Mark Maske|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
There’s no source on its own that can push out any single path forward.
Jairus Hamilton, a 6-8 forward, started in Morsell’s place alongside Scott and Galin Smith as Turgeon opted for three forwards.Maryland misses a chance to boost its NCAA tournament hopes with a loss to No. 4 Ohio State|Emily Giambalvo|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
What if you just want eyes on the back of your head, you want forward and rear-facing cameras?All Your Internet Boyfriends Are Taken: Gosling, Cumberbatch, and now Joseph Gordon-Levitt|Melissa Leon|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So just looking forward to taking our sweet ass time with this next one.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His speeches, which he wrote himself, were frequently brilliant, even if they too often pointed backward instead of forward.
My ball bounced back and the rock rolled just a little bit forward.
You would only see it for a second, but it would drive you forward.
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.Confidence|Henry James
They came forward, a little timidly, and their latest visitor held out a hand to each.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
A distinguished-looking man, evidently vested with authority, bustled forward and addressed him, civilly enough.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Ollie saw someone standing before it, bending slightly forward in the pose of expectation.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
As Felipe approached, the old man's face beamed with pleasure, and he came forward totteringly, leaning on a staff in each hand.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for forward
- of or relating to the future or favouring change; progressive
- (in combination)forward-looking
- an email that has been sent to one recipient and then forwarded to another
- (in American football) a lineman
Derived forms of forwardforwardly, adverb
Word Origin for forward
Other Idioms and Phrases with forward
see backward and forward; carry forward; come forward; from this day forward; know like a book (backwards and forwards); look forward; put forward; put one's best foot forward; set forward.